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Table 2 Distribution of commonly treated mental disorders among adolescents in 2015 in Kintampo North and South Districts (Nā€‰=ā€‰285)

From: Situational analysis of service provision for adolescents with mental and neurological disorders in in two districts of Ghana

Combined diagnoses Total Female n (%) Male n (%)
Epilepsy 193 87 (68) 106 (68)
Enuresis 39 17 (13) 22 (14)
Anxiety 19 11 (9) 8 (5)
Migraine 7 3 (2) 4 (3)
Acute psychosis 3 0 (0) 3 (2)
Psychosis 8 2 (2) 6 (4)
Seizure unspecified 7 5 (4) 2 (1)
Enuresis nocturnal 2 0 (0) 2 (1)
Schizoaffective disorder 3 1 (1) 2 (1)
Substance abuse 2 1 (1) 1 (1)
Bipolar disorder 1 1 (1) 0 (0)
ADHD 1 0 (0) 1 (1)
Total 285 128 (100%) 157 (100)