Prevalence of social phobia and its comorbidity with psychiatric disorders in Iran

  title={Prevalence of social phobia and its comorbidity with psychiatric disorders in Iran},
  author={M. Mohammadi and A. Ghanizadeh and B. Mesgarpour},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  • M. Mohammadi, A. Ghanizadeh, +1 author B. Mesgarpour
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • This study explored the prevalence of social phobia (SP) in the general population of Iran, the sociodemographic characteristics of subjects with SP, and its comorbidity with the other lifetime psychiatric disorders. Our study was part of the nationwide study on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in Iran. Overall, 25,180 Iranian subjects, age 18 years and over, from urban and rural areas of Iran were selected by a clustered random sampling method and interviewed face‐to‐face by 250 trained… CONTINUE READING
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