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Psychiatric morbidity among sentenced prisoners: prevalence study in Iran.

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BACKGROUND: Information on psychiatric morbidity of prisoners has almost entirely been based on research in Western countries and it is uncertain whether these research findings are applicable to other settings. AIMS: The primary objective was to investigate the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iranian prisoners. METHOD: Through stratified random sampling, 351 prisoners were interviewed using the clinical version of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders and the ...

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10.1192/bjp.188.2.159

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Assadi, SM More by this author
Noroozian, M More by this author
Pakravannejad, M More by this author
Yahyazadeh, O More by this author
Aghayan, S More by this author
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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
188
Issue:
FEB.
Pages:
159-164
Publication date:
2006-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:20a960d3-5c35-4df0-82b2-ab5c6b786c5f
Source identifiers:
176940
Local pid:
pubs:176940

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