Psycho-demographic study of anxiety in Egypt: the PSE in its Arabic version.

@article{Okasha1981PsychodemographicSO,
  title={Psycho-demographic study of anxiety in Egypt: the PSE in its Arabic version.},
  author={Ahmed Okasha and Ameen A. Ashour},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1981},
  volume={139},
  pages={
          70-3
        }
}
This is the first attempt to study the socio-demographic aspects of anxiety disorders in Egypt and to apply the Arabic version of the PSE in evaluating the profiles of clusters and symptoms of anxiety in a sample of 120 patients with anxiety. There were significant differences in some presentations between males and females, between illiterate and educated groups, and between those exposed to mild and severe crowding. Structured interviews like PSE will help in transcultural comparisons of… CONTINUE READING