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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The purpose of this research was to compare personality traits in HIV positive addicted patients and normal group. The sample in this study consists of 100 Participants (50 HIV+ addict and 50 normal group). They were selected by using the stratified sampling method. The normal groups were matched with the HIV positive addicted patients concerning the demographic characteristics. Participants were asked to complete the sensation seeking Inventory form V (SSS). Analysis of the data was based on the multiple-analysis of variance. The results revealed that there was significant difference between HIV positive addicted patients and normal group in personality traits score. It can be concluded, there is personality pathways (high neuroticism score and low scores in extraversion, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness) to HIV infection and addiction.