Abstract: The present study is a comparative study of personality type of alcoholics and drug addicts and personality type of non-alcoholics and non drug addicts. In order to test the hypotheses, samples on addicts and no-addicts are collected from various rehabilitation centres in Mumbai and Pune. Samples were restricted to only male. For the analysis purpose, 2x2 factorial ANOVA and t-test has been used. For measuring personality type, Eysenck personality questionnaire has been used. Psychoticism and Neuroticism found to be significantly higher in alcoholics and drug addicts as compared to non alcoholics and non drug addicts. Further, extraversion found to be significantly lower in alcoholics and drug addicts as compared to non alcoholics and non drug addicts.
Keywords: Personality, Addicts, Psychoticism, Neuroticism, Extraversion