Anxiety disorders in a French general psychiatric outpatient sample

  title={Anxiety disorders in a French general psychiatric outpatient sample},
  author={J. -P. Lepine and P. Pariente and J. -P. Boulenger and P. Hardy and E. Zarifian and T. Lemperiere and J. Lellouche},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  • J. -P. Lepine, P. Pariente, +4 authors J. Lellouche
  • Published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 1989
  • DOI:10.1007/BF01788033
SummaryIn a general psychiatric outpatient sample (n=1271) gathered through a cross-national French survey, anxiety and somatoform syndromes were assessed according to DSM-III and DSM-III-revised criteria. Lifetime and one-month prevalence rates in this population are provided and the high level of comorbidity between the anxiety syndromes is noted. The patient symptom profiles for panic syndrome, simple attacks, agoraphobia and generalized anxiety are displayed. The conspicuous consequences of… CONTINUE READING


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