Depression in “Alcohol Dependence Syndrome’’: Undiagnosed comorbidity-A cross -sectional study in tertiary care general hospital in Delhi- NCR
This study was done to know and evaluate the presence of Depressive disorder in diagnosed case of alcohol dependence syndrome. A total of 60 cases who met the “ICD- 10 criteria’’ for Alcohol dependence syndrome and acontrol group of 60 subjects from the general population were assessed. This studyfocused on determining the prevalence of Depressive disorder among alcohol-dependentsubjects. A standardized diagnostic tool was used for making the psychiatric diagnosis using ICD-10 DCR. In this study,the frequency of occurrence of depressive disorders in alcohol dependent subjects was: Major Depressive Episode – 15% , Dysthymia –5% .
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