Volume 55, Number 1 and 2 (30 1997)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1997, 55(1 and 2): 40-45 | Back to browse issues page


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Shojaiezadeh D. A review of the causes of depression among disabled soldiers (Janbazan) with the severity of disability more than 40 percent in Isfahan within 1370 and the presentation of guideline. Tehran Univ Med J. 1997; 55 (1 and 2) :40-45
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This study is a review of the causes of depression among disabled soldiers (Janbazan) with severity of disability more than 40 percent. In this study, the total population is 1186. This population is classified based on the percentage of severity of the disability (40-49%, 50-69% and >70%). There are respectively in each. Classes 680, 272 and 234 cases. 10 percent of each class (totally 12 persons) were selected randomely. It must to be mentioned that 4 cases was absent because of different reasons. The results of this study showed that the depression is more prevalent among cases with high percentage of disabilities. The result of this research indicated that 56% of the study group are involved in depression, and from them 32.7% are involved in serious depression. Threr is a close correlation between intensity of depression and special factors such as financial, educational and occupational problems.
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