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Prevalence of common psychiatric disorders in Dehloran City, Ilam province, West of Iran during 2013 to 2018

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(2019) Prevalence of common psychiatric disorders in Dehloran City, Ilam province, West of Iran during 2013 to 2018. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. pp. 717-724. ISSN 09739122 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background. Psychiatric disorders are on the rise today. A general epidemiological study of psychiatric diseases during the lifetime prevalence has not yet been studied in Dehloran city, Ilam province, West of Iran. Objectives. The purpose of this study is to estimate the prevalence of common psychiatric disorders and their distribution based on gender and area in Dehloran city during 2013 to 2018. Material and method. This cross-sectional study was carried out during 2013 to 2018 in Pahleh, Meymeh, Moosian, Dasht-e-Abbas, Bisheh deraz and clinic no.2 of Dehloran city, Ilam province, west of Iran. The subjects were selected from individuals who were referred to the healthcare centers across the city under purpose. Psychiatric disorders were diagnosed on the basis of diagnostic and statistical criteria of the disorder, and interviews and examinations by the physician. Results. Based on the results, it was found that the mean prevalence of psychotic disorders in Dehloran is higher in men than in women, being 1.03 at its peak in men in 2018-2019. The mean prevalence of depressive disorders in Dehloran city is higher in women than in men, being 2.26 at its peak in women in 2018-2019. Besides, the mean prevalence of anxiety disorders in Dehloran city is higher in women than in men, being 2.26 at its peak in women in 2015-2016; and the mean prevalence of epilepsy in Dehloran city is higher in women than in men, being 1.7 at its peak in women in 2018-2019. Conclusions. It is estimated that at least 4 percent of the people in the region suffer from one or more mental disorders. This shows the importance of the role of mental disorders in providing preventive and management plans in the region. © 2019, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Valizadeh, R.UNSPECIFIED
Bahmani, M.UNSPECIFIED
Abbasi, N.UNSPECIFIED
Mansouri, M.UNSPECIFIED
Abbaszadeh, S.UNSPECIFIED
Anbari, K.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Anxiety Cross-sectional study Dementia Depression Epilepsy Mental disorders Prevalence Psychiatric disorders Psychotics West of iran dehloran anxiety disorder Article female human interview Iran male mental deficiency mental disease mental health service physician sex ratio
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Page Range: pp. 717-724
Journal or Publication Title: Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 13
Number: 4
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00378.5
ISSN: 09739122 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/2882

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