Volume 28, Issue 110 (7-2019)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2019, 28(110): 17-23 | Back to browse issues page

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Gharibpour M, Akbari B, Abolghasemi A. Prevalence of Intermittent Explosive Disorder Symptoms Among the Prisoners . jour guilan uni med sci. 2019; 28 (110) :17-23
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Abstract
Introduction: Anger and aggression are associated to many personal and social outcomes. The prevalence of this disorder is seen in some communities, including prisoners.
Objective: Investigating the prevalence of intermittent explosive disorder symptoms in prisoners in central Rasht Prison.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional survey was conducted on 1801 prisoners in central Rasht prison recruited through systematic random sampling. Data were collected using a demographic questionnaire and intermittent explosive disorder questionnaire by Coccaro et al (2017).
Results: The results showed that 18.2 percent (327 people) of prisoners are suffering from intermittent explosive disorder symptoms. The results of Chi-square test showed a significant relationship between low age and education, marriage and unemployment with the risk of intermittent explosive disorder.
Conclusion: The results of this study have important implications for the prevention of aggressive behavior in prison.
Conflict of interest: non declared
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/07/9 | Accepted: 2019/07/9 | Published: 2019/07/9

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