Prevalence of some psychiatric disorder in Tikrit Teaching Hospital during 2007

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in the outpatient clinic of Tikrit Teaching Hospital {TTH}, during the year 2007. The study was done on patients who attend the Out Patient Clinic of [TTH] in that year excluding Children before school age, mentally retarded, epileptics, and Organic Psychiatric Disorders. It was mainly concentrated on those patients attending the Out Patient Clinic [OPC] who complain of Schizophrenia, mania, depression, hysteria, anxiety, obsessive compulsive neurosis. The diagnosis of these diseases based on DSM-4-TR of the American Psychiatric Association [APA]