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PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY IN PATIENTS ATTENDING MEDICAL OPD

By M.S. Bhatia, Balakrishna, N.K. Dhar, Neena Bohra, Hemlata Gupta and S.C. Malik

Abstract

Psychiatric morbidity was analysed in 5,000 female patients who attended medical OPD from July 1985 to July 1986. The Psychiatric illnesses were found in 932 patients (18.42%). The commonest age to have psychiatric illness was 21-30 years (58.8%), and neuroses constituted the most common psychiatric diagnosis (44.6%). Schizophrenia was the least common psychiatric illness (3.2%) in patients attending medical OPD

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