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  1. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in adults with Down syndrome.

    Article - En anglais

    The prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in people with Down syndrome was investigated.

    A prospective study of two-hundred and fifteen individuals using strict methodological criteria-and DCR-10 diagnostic criteria was undertaken.

    The overall frequency of psychiatric disorders was 28.9%. The commonest disorders diagnosed were dementia, depression, conduct disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

    Neurotic disorders were under-diagnosed with absence of schizophrenia, substance abuse and alcoholism.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Prévalence, Trouble psychiatrique, Epidémiologie, Arriération mentale, Déficience intellectuelle, Trouble développement, Santé mentale, Adulte, Homme, Trisomie, Aneuploïdie, Aberration chromosomique, Chromosome G21, Mongolisme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevalence, Mental disorder, Epidemiology, Mental retardation, Intellectual deficiency, Developmental disorder, Mental health, Adult, Human, Trisomy, Aneuploidy, Chromosomal aberration, G21-Chromosome, Down syndrome

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    Cote : 95-0244952

    Code Inist : 002B18C12. Création : 09/06/1995.