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Table 3 The Prevalence of different types of psychiatric disorders by sex (N = 25180)

From: An epidemiological survey of psychiatric disorders in Iran

Type of psychiatric disorders Males (n = 12660) Females (n = 12520) Total (n = 25180)
  Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Mood psychiatric disorders
Major depressive disorder 201 1.59 549 4.38 750 2.98
Minor Depressive disorder 28 0.22 54 0.43 82 0.33
Bipolar mood disorder 23 0.18 15 0.12 38 0.96
Mood disorder with psychotic feature 3 0.02 2 0.02 5 0.02
Total 255 2.01 620 4.95 875 4.29
Psychotic disorders
Schizophrenia 23 0.18 39 0.31 62 0.25
Schizoaffective 9 0.07 16 0.13 25 0.10
Short term psychotic disorder 6 0.05 5 0.04 11 0.04
Schizopherniform 4 0.03 2 0.02 6 0.02
Other psychotic disorders 43 0.34 78 0.62 121 0.48
Total 85 0.67 140 1.12 225 0.89
Anxiety disorders
Panic disorder 100 0.79 274 2.19 374 1.49
Generalized anxiety disorder 93 0.73 243 1.94 336 1.33
Obsessive compulsive disorder 91 0.7 353 2.8 444 1.8
Agoraphobia 34 0.27 141 1.13 175 0.70
Phobic disorders 113 0.89 403 3.22 516 2.05
Post traumatic stress disorder 98 0.77 150 1.20 248 0.98
Total 529 4.15 1564 12.48 2093 8.35
The neuro-cognitive disorders
Epilepsy 199 1.57 255 2.04 454 1.80
Mental retardation (Severe) 56 0.44 51 0.41 107 0.42
Dementia 65 0.51 75 0.60 140 0.56
Total 320 2.52 381 3.05 701 2.78
Dissociative and Somatization disorders
Somatization Disorder 16 0.13 30 0.24 46 0.18
Dissociative Fugue 3 0.02 5 0.04 8 0.03
Dissociative Amnesia 65 0.51 61 0.49 126 0.50
Depersonalization Disorder 7 0.06 7 0.06 14 0.06
Total 91 0.72 103 0.83 194 0.77
Total 1280 10.07 2808 22.43 4088 17.08
  1. Each subjects may suffered from more than one of the above psychiatric disorders.