The prevalence and correlates of intermittent explosive disorder in Iraq.

@article{AlHamzawi2012ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and correlates of intermittent explosive disorder in Iraq.},
  author={Ali Obaid Al-Hamzawi and Jawad K. A. Al-Diwan and Salih M Al-Hasnawi and Nezar Ismet Taib and Somnath Chatterji and Irving Hwang and Ronald C Kessler and Katie A. McLaughlin},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={
          219-28
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Intermittent explosive disorder is common, begins early in life, and is associated with considerable impairment in the United States. The epidemiology of IED outside the United States is unknown. We examined the prevalence and correlates of IED in Iraq, where exposure to violence has been widespread during the last three decades. METHOD Data were drawn from a national survey of the Iraq population, the Iraq Mental Health Survey (IMHS), conducted in 2006-2007. The WHO Composite… CONTINUE READING