Prevalence, risk factors and multi-group latent class analysis of lifetime anxiety disorders comorbid depressive symptoms.

Affiliation

Peking University Sixth Hospital (Institute of Mental Health), National Clinical Research Center for Mental Disorders & Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Ministry of Health (Peking University), Beijing 100191, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Previous studies about comorbidity have primarily focused on disorders based on diagnostic criteria instead of symptoms. This study aimed to describe the prevalence and risk factors of anxiety comorbid depression based on a population-based sample in Chifeng City Inner Mongolia and explored the gender differences of depressive subtypes in anxiety patients.

Keywords

Anxiety disorder,Comorbidity,Depression,Epidemiology,Latent class analysis,