Dissociative disorders in the psychiatric emergency ward.

  title={Dissociative disorders in the psychiatric emergency ward.},
  author={Vedat Şar and Ahmet Koyuncu and Erdinc Ozturk and L Ilhan Yargic and Turgut Kundakçi and Ahmet Yazici and Ekrem Kuskonmaz and Didem Aks{\"u}t},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  volume={29 1},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of dissociative disorders among emergency psychiatric admissions. METHOD Forty-three of the 97 consecutive outpatients admitted to the psychiatric emergency unit of a university hospital were screened using the Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES). Seventeen (39.5% of the 43 evaluated) patients with a DES score above 25.0 were then interviewed with the Dissociative Disorders Interview Schedule and the Structured Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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