Psychiatric Morbidity in Primary School Children - an Epidemiological Study1

@inproceedings{Deivasigamani1990PsychiatricMI,
  title={Psychiatric Morbidity in Primary School Children - an Epidemiological Study1},
  author={T. R. Deivasigamani},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={1990}
}
An epidemiological study was conducted in Madurai to assess the prevalence of psychiatric problems in school children using Rutter B Scale. After screening 755 children by Rutter B Scale, 207 children were subjected to clinical evaluation and parental interview. Psychiatric morbidity was found to be 33.7%. The prevalence rate for (Afferent disorders were as follows: Conduct disorder 11.1%; Enuresis 14.3%; Hyperkinetic Syndrome 1.7%; Mental retardation 2.9%. Low intelligence, lower socio… CONTINUE READING