Relationship between attachment models, personality types and obsessive compulsive personality formation
İrem Anlı1, Lale Türkoğlu2, Recep Sağır2
1Demiroğlu Bilim Üniversitesi Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi Psikoloji Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye
2Demiroğlu Bilim Üniversitesi Psikoloji Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye
Keywords: Attachment, obsession, personality
Objectives: This study aims to examine the relationship between attachment models, personality features, and obsessive compulsive personality formation.
Materials and methods: The study included 131 individuals (29 males, 102 females; mean age 45 years; range, 20 to 61 years) from employees of Demiroğlu Bilim University Florence Nightingale Medical Faculty Hospital and students of Demiroğlu Bilim University. Sociodemographic Data Form, Inventory of Experiences in Close Relationships-2, Five Factor Personality Inventory, and Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale were used for data collection.
Results: In the Personality Inventory, those with avoidant attachment had higher scores in compatibility subdimension, while those with anxious attachment had higher scores in emotional stability subdimension. Both attachment models had a statistically significant relationship with obsessive compulsive personality formation.
Conclusion: It may be suggested that there is a significant relationship between attachment models and personality features and obsessive compulsive personality formation.