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Journal:   JOURNAL OF MAZANDARAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES   OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2007 , Volume 17 , Number 60; Page(s) 95 To 101.
 
Paper: 

A SURVEY OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER PREVALENCE AMONG HIGH SCHOOL GIRL STUDENTS IN SARI

 
 
Author(s):  MASOUDZADEH A.*
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, MAZANDARAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, SARI, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background and purpose: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disease that appears to be under-diagnosed and under-treated despite the evidence for effective treatments. There are variable estimates of OCD prevalence (many studies reported that its prevalence is betwent 2% and 3% in general population). It is dependented to age, sex, marital status, socio-economic & educational state, in population.
Materials and Methods: This method was a cross sectional descriptive study on high school girl students in Sari city. 3104 girls were selected and interviewed through randomized systematic & cluster sampling method from all high school girl students. The assessment was done by Muadsley obsession compulsive inventory & demographic inventory. After the data were analized by descriptive and qualitative methods.
Results: 108 students were excluded then 2996 girls were entered in this study, 31.2% (936 individuals) had OCD and mean of their age was 16.22 ± 3.4. 30.7% of girls was first child, 35.1% of mothers & 34.7% of fathers had low educational class and low socio economic state.
Conclusion: Prevalence of OCD in high school girl students was significant in sari city, and it was related to number of birth, family size, and low socio-economic and educational level.

 
Keyword(s): OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS, STUDENT, GIRL
 
 
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MASOUDZADEH, A. (2007). A SURVEY OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER PREVALENCE AMONG HIGH SCHOOL GIRL STUDENTS IN SARI. JOURNAL OF MAZANDARAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, 17(60), 95-101. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103987



Vancouver: Copy

MASOUDZADEH A.. A SURVEY OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER PREVALENCE AMONG HIGH SCHOOL GIRL STUDENTS IN SARI. JOURNAL OF MAZANDARAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2007 [cited 2021July26];17(60):95-101. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103987



IEEE: Copy

MASOUDZADEH, A., 2007. A SURVEY OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER PREVALENCE AMONG HIGH SCHOOL GIRL STUDENTS IN SARI. JOURNAL OF MAZANDARAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, [online] 17(60), pp.95-101. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=103987.



 
 
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