We examine the lifetime comorbidity among anxiety disorders, and between anxiety disorders and other mental disorders, in a large (n=1,507) community sample of high school students on whom extensive diagnostic data were available.
Three diagnostic groups were formed :
those with a lifetime anxiety disorder (n=134) ;
those with a nonanxiety disorder (n=510) ;
and those who had never met criteria for a mental disorder (n=863).
The intra-anxiety comorbidity rate was relatively low (18.7%), and was strongly associated with being female (92%). The lifetime comorbidity between anxiety and other mental disorders (primarily MDD) was substantial (73.1%) and was not associated with being female.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble anxieux, Association morbide, Trouble psychiatrique, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Sexe, Adolescent, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Anxiety disorder, Concomitant disease, Mental disorder, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Sex, Adolescent, Human
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Cote : 97-0460803
Code Inist : 002B18C08E. Création : 03/02/1998.