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Epidemiology of Personality Disorders in opioid substance-traffic -prisoners in Kermanshah Central Prison (2004)
Jalal Shakeri MD *1, Monir Hosseini, Khayrollah Sadeghi, Ali Rashidi MD, Alireza Mehdinia, Mina Ahannavard2
1- , JSHAKERI-md@yahoo.com
2- Kerman Shan, Farabi Hospital
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Abstract Background & Aim: This research has been conducted to assess the prevalence rate of personality disorders in the males & females dealt with opioid substance traffic imprisoned in Kerman shah Central Prison. Materials and Methods: In this research 413 males and 45 females, Imprisoned in KCP due to drug traffic were randomly chosen and assessed through Millon multiaxial questionnaire. Final diagnosis was made by psychiatrist soon after clinical interview through the signs and symptoms based on DSM-IV-TR. The data were analyzed through x2 & T tests, and the SPSS 11.5 software. Findings: The result obtained from this survey represented 85.15% of the testers to be involved in personality disorders in which the most common were demonstrative personality disorder, and antisocial disorder, 42.36% & 40.39% respectively. The least common disorder was schizophrenia personality disorder (15.64%). This study also revealed 52.62% of the prisoners involved in mix personality disorder. There was also a significant relation among career, education, marital status and the opioid substance traffic. Conclusion: The prevalence of psychiatric disorders, especially in its mixed type, is much more common in the prisoners involved in opioid-substance than the other people in society.
Keywords: epidemiology, personality, disorders, prison, opioid substance traffic
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Forensic Medicine
* Corresponding Author Address: Farabi Hospital – Doulat Abadi Road – Kerman shah – Iran
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Shakeri J, Hosseini M, Sadeghi K, Rashidi A, Mehdinia A, Ahannavard M. Epidemiology of Personality Disorders in opioid substance-traffic -prisoners in Kermanshah Central Prison (2004). Sci J Forensic Med. 2007; 13 (3) :158-162
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