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Table 2 Prevalence and pattern of DSM – IV emotional disorders

From: Psychological complications of childhood chronic physical illness in Nigerian children and their mothers: the implication for developing pediatric liaison services

DSM-IV Emotional Disorders SCD N = 45 N (%) JDM N = 45 N (%) HEALTHY GROUP N = 45 N (%)
SAD - - -
SP - 8 (17.8) -
MDD 1 (2.2) 3 (6.7) 1 (2.2)
DD 1 (2.2) 1 (2.2) -
GAD - - -
(SAD + SP + MDD + DD + GAD) The Five Emotional Disorders 2 (4.4) 9 (20.0) 1 (2.2)
  1. SCD: Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease Patients
  2. JDM: Juvenile Diabetic Patients
  3. SAD: Separation Anxiety Disorder
  4. SP: Social Phobia
  5. DD: Dysthymic Disorder
  6. MDD: Major Depressive Disorder
  7. GAD: Generalized Anxiety Disorder