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Table 4 Main diagnosis for patients 15 years of age and younger by year of entry to MSF program

From: Short and longer-term psychological consequences of Operation Cast Lead: documentation from a mental health program in the Gaza Strip

Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
Main diagnosis No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Acute stress disorder 1 (2) 2 (2) 6 (2) 6 (2) 3 (2) 18 (2)
PTSD 21 (37) 60 (54) 169 (62) 123 (48) 87 (59) 460 (54)
Other anxiety disorder 12 (21) 24 (21) 36 (13) 90 (35) 50 (34) 212 (25)
Depression 1 (2) 2 (2) 14 (5) 9 (4) 2 (1) 28 (3)
Brief psychotic disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0)
Other psychotic disorder 1 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Adjustment disorder 2 (4) 5 (4) 4 (1) 3 (1) 0 (0) 14 (2)
Learning disability 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0)
Communication disorder 0 (0) 1 (1) 9 (3) 3 (1) 0 (0) 13 (2)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (3) 1 (0) 2 (1) 10 (1)
Eating disorder 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0)
Parent–child relationship 1 (2) 0 (0) 4 (1) 4 (2) 0 (0) 9 (1)
Separation Anxiety 0 (0) 0 (0) 8 (3) 7 (3) 0 (0) 15 (2)
Other diagnosis 2 (4) 3 (3) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 6 (1)
No main diagnosis 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0)
Somatic disorder 1 (2) 1 (1) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0)
Personality disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Distress /no disorder 7 (12) 7 (6) 6 (2) 6 (2) 3 (2) 29 (3)
Missing value 8 (14) 5 (4) 3 (1) 2 (1) 1 (1) 19 (2)
Total 57 (100) 112 (100) 274 (100) 255 (100) 148 (100) 846 (100)