INTRODUCTION: at least two-thirds of the adolescents with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder have another psychiatric disorder. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder in adolescent students and its comorbidity. METHODS: 390 adolescents were performed a structured clinical interview, clinical version: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder modules. The inquired sociodemographic factors were analyzed with bivariate and multivariate statistical analysis and with non conditional logistic regression. RESULTS: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder was 7.63, its comorbility with major depressive disorder was 48.27 and there was an association between both disorders (OR 6.6 IC 3.45 - 12.61); Major Depressive Disorder prevalence was 11.7; when we controlled confusing variables in women we found that work (OR 3,14), age (OR 1,45) and major depressive disorder (OR 3,88), showed higher risk of having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; in contrast with the men just Major Depressive Disorder showed higher risk of having obsessive compulsive disorder (OR 10,88). CONCLUSIONS: the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder prevalence and its association in adolescent students are high; age and work could be a risk factor of having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
|Translated title of the contribution||Prevalence of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its comorbidity with Major Depressive Disorder in adolescent students|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Vertex (Buenos Aires, Argentina)|
|State||Published - 2008|