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   epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents aged 6-18 years in zanjan province, iran (november-february 2016)  
   
نویسنده armani kian alireza ,mohammadi mohammadreza ,ahmadi nastaran ,hooshyari zahra ,ahmadizadeh roya
منبع journal of human, environment and health promotion - 2020 - دوره : 6 - شماره : 4 - صفحه:177 -182
چکیده    background: psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents cause numerous issues in adulthood. epidemiological data could provide a broad understanding of such issues. however, data are scarce regarding the prevalence of these disorders in iran. the present study aimed to provide detailed evidence on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents aged 618 years in zanjan province, iran during novemberfebruary 2016.methods: in this crosssectional study, 1,039 children and adolescents were selected via multistage cluster random sampling. data were collected byfacetoface household surveys using the persian version of kiddie schedule for affective disorders and schizophreniapresent and lifetime version.results: the overall prevalence of mental disorders in the children and adolescents in zanjan was 10.6%. enuresis (4.8%) was the most common psychiatric issue, followed by anxiety disorders (4.5%), behavioral disorders (3.8%), and neurodevelopmental disorders (1.5%), while mood disorders (0.4%) had the lowest prevalence. moreover, the children in the rural areas were 1.73 times more likely to develop psychiatric disorders compared to their urban peers.conclusion: according to the results, approximately 18% of the children and adolescents in zanjan had at least one psychiatric disorder. our findings could lay the basis for further research and preventive/therapeutic interventions in this regard.
کلیدواژه prevalence ,psychiatric disorders ,children ,adolescents ,k-sads-pl
آدرس zanjan university of medical sciences, school of medicine, department of psychiatry, iran, tehran university of medical sciences, psychiatric and psychological research center, roozbeh hospital, iran, shahid sadoughi university of medical sciences, yazd cardiovascular research center, iran, tehran university of medical sciences, psychiatry and psychology research center, roozbeh hospital, iran, zanjan university of medical sciences, school of medicine, department of clinical psychology, iran
پست الکترونیکی ahmadizadeh1390@gmail.com
 
 

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