PREVALENCE OF POST TRUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND MAJOR DEPRESSION AMONG A SAMPLE OF WEST BANK PALSTINIAN GENERAL POPULATION

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Publication Year: 
2011
Publisher: 
VDM company Germany
Language: 
English
ISBN-10: 
3639302443
ISBN-13: 
978-3639302448
Description: 
This book explores the prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress disorder and Major Depression Among a sample of adult West Bank Palestinians.Nine hundred sixteen of Respondents aged 20 years Both sexes Were selected above and in the form of cross-sectional survey study home. Compared with the other sample sample from Greece. The DSM1V-Item Symptom Criteria Were used to diagnose PTSD. Moreover, other demographic issues Were used. Major depression was related Examined using SCID symptom item Criteria Which Were extracted from the DSM1V and used in the form of direct face-to-face interview. The West Bank Palestinians Were found to suffer more than the Athenian Arabs from PTSD and Major depression.Moreover the least affected with PTSD Were groups: male, employed, single males and females, and the village and town living Respondents. The prevalence of major depression Were Divided into life time prevalence rates and one month. The most affected age groups suffering from life one month time and major depression Those Were> 60 and the age group of 20-29 years old. The most affected males and females with major depression divorced and widowed Were the Palestinian Respondents.
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