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Table 5 Main diagnosis for patients 16 years of age and older 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 8 (9) 4 (4) 8 (6) 3 (2) 0 (0) 23 (5)
PTSD 35 (39) 46 (49) 72 (53) 31 (23) 15 (27) 199 (39)
Other anxiety disorder 6 (7) 8 (9) 13 (10) 33 (25) 15 (27) 75 (15)
Depression 24 (27) 22 (23) 35 (26) 52 (39) 21 (38) 154 (30)
Brief psychotic disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Other psychotic disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Adjustment disorder 2 (2) 4 (4) 1 (1) 0 (0) 1 (2) 8 (2)
Learning disability 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Communication disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Eating disorder 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Parent–child relationship 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Separation Anxiety 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0)
Other diagnosis 0 (0) 1 (1) 0 (0) 3 (2) 0 (0) 4 (1)
No main diagnosis 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Somatic disorder 1 (1) 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (1) 0 (0) 3 (1)
Personality disorder 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1) 2 (2) 0 (0) 3 (1)
Distress /no disorder 3 (3) 6 (6) 2 (1) 6 (5) 2 (4) 19 (4)
Missing value 8 (9) 3 (3) 2 (1) 1 (1) 1 (2) 15 (3)
Total 89 (100) 94 (100) 135 (100) 133 (100) 55 (100) 506 (100)
  1. Principal diagnosis not recorded for 15 patients.