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AIMS To assess the prevalence of alcoholism and somatic codisorders of homeless people. DESIGN Epidemiological cross-sectional field study in a sample of the homeless in the area. SETTING The study was conducted from 1997 to 1999 in the inner-city area of Mannheim, Germany (approximately 320 000 inhabitants). PARTICIPANTS One hundred and two single(More)
PURPOSE Some children with rolandic epilepsy have associated neuropsychiatric deficits resembling symptoms of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. The clinical overlap between both syndromes has received relatively little attention. The study examines the frequency of rolandic spikes in(More)
Ziel der Studie war die Abschätzung der psychiatrischen Erkrankungshäufigkeit von Personen, die unmittelbar vom Abrutschen in die Wohnungslosigkeit bedroht sind sowie die Analyse von Zusammenhangsfaktoren zwischen Wohnungslosigkeitsrisiko und psychiatrischer Morbidität. In die Studie wurden 101 Bürger der Stadt Mannheim einbezogen und zwischen August 2000(More)
BACKGROUND This study aims to assess the psychiatric morbidity of persons at risk of homelessness and to analyze correlations and risk factors between homelessness and mental disorders. METHODS The sample included 101 citizens of Mannheim, Germany, who were immediately threatened by eviction. Mental disorders were diagnosed using a standardized test, and(More)
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