Increased Incidence of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders in Persons With Organic Solvent Exposure

  title={Increased Incidence of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders in Persons With Organic Solvent Exposure},
  author={L. Morrow and C. Gibson and G. R. Bagovich and L. Stein and R. Condray and A. Scott},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  • L. Morrow, C. Gibson, +3 authors A. Scott
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Objective The purpose of this study was to determine whether the prevalence of current and past DSM-IV axis I psychiatric disorders is higher among persons with a history of exposure to organic solvents than among a demographically similar group of nonexposed control subjects. Methods Thirty-eight solvent-exposed subjects and 39 nonexposed healthy control subjects were evaluated for axis I disorder with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Results A significantly higher number of… CONTINUE READING
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