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Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY   Winter 2003 , Volume 8 , Number 3 (31); Page(s) 4 To 11.
 
Paper: 

PREVALENCE OF ANXIETY DISORDERS IN TEHRAN CITY

 
 
Author(s):  AHMADI ABHARI S.A., KAVIAN H.*
 
* Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Roozbeh Hospital, Lashgar Intersection, Kargar Jonoobi Ave; Tehran, Iran
 
Abstract: 

Objectives: This research investigated the prevalence of anxiety disorder among Tehranian population ages 20-64 years in summer and winter 1999-2000.
Method: 1070 Tehranian were selected by random cluster sampling method and then they participated in screening anxiety test (Beck Anxiety Inventory).Those, whose scores were higher than the cut of point in anxiety inventory, were -psychiatrically interviewed. In case of –presence of disorder, its type was determined. The interviewers were blind to the result of patient's anxiety test
Findings: The results showed anxiety disorders in about 15% of subjects and also revealed anxiety level among women subjects is two to three times as much as men.
Results: The current research presents similarities and differences in comparison with previous studies.

 
Keyword(s): ANXIETY DISORDERS, PREVALENCE, TEHRAN, BECK ANXIETY INVENTORY
 
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