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Common perinatal mental disorders and alcohol dependence in men in northern Viet Nam.
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PMID:  22542864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: To establish the prevalence and correlates of the perinatal common mental disorders of depression and anxiety (PCMD) and alcohol dependence (AD) in men in northern Viet Nam. METHODS: A cross-sectional study of men whose wives were >28weeks pregnant or mothers of newborns recruited from randomly-selected rural and urban communes. Data sources were Structured Clinical Interviews for DSM IV; CAGE assessment of alcohol use and study-specific questionnaires. Odds ratios and 95% CIs were calculated by multiple logistic regressions. RESULTS: Overall, 231/360 eligible men were recruited, of whom 17.7% [95% CI, 12.8-22.7] were diagnosed with a PCMD; 33.8% [95% CI, 27.9-40.1] with AD (CAGE score≥2) and 6.9% [95% CI, 4.3-11.0] with co-morbid PCMD and AD. PCMD were associated with experiences of coincidental life adversity, intimate partner violence, age>30; an unwelcome pregnancy and primiparity. AD was more common among men with low education, living in the poorest households and in unskilled work. CONCLUSIONS: Common mental disorders and AD are prevalent, but currently unrecognised among men in northern Viet Nam whose wives are pregnant or have recently given birth.
Authors:
Jane Fisher; Thach Duc Tran; Trang Thu Nguyen; Tuan Tran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of affective disorders     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-2517     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7906073     Medline TA:  J Affect Disord     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Australia.
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