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Table 2 Initial diagnosis (DSM-IV) for the 159 women interviewed by a psychologist when admitted in the program (evaluated or non evaluated for long-term impact) 2002/2003, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

From: Evaluation of psychological support for victims of sexual violence in a conflict setting: results from Brazzaville, Congo

Initial diagnosis Evaluated for long-term impact Non evaluated for long-term impact Total
  n % n (%) n (%)
Adjustment disorder 2 3 3 3.2 5 3.1
Acute stress disorder 14 21.2 25 26.9 39 24.6
PTSD 2 3 3 3.2 5 3.1
Severe depressive episode 6 9.1 8 8.6 14 8.8
Anxious disorder (generalized anxiety, panic disorder, phobic disorder...) 39 59.1 47 50.6 86 54.1
Other or not precised 3 4.6 7 7.5 10 6.3
Total 66** 100 93 100 159 100
  1. P = 0.9
  2. * Among the 178 included women, 19 refused the initial psychological evaluation when admitted
  3. * * Out of the 70 evaluated women for long-term impact, 4 did not have initial diagnosis (refused psychological support)