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Table 2 Mental health in returnees before and 9 months after their return (%)

From: Mental health of refugees following state-sponsored repatriation from Germany

Psychiatric disorder Total pre
(n = 47)
Returned pre
(n = 25)
Returned post
(n = 25)
Not returned pre
(n = 8)
Not returned post
(n = 8)
At least one DSM-IV diagnosis 25 (53.2) 14 (56.0) 22 (88.0) 6 (80.0) 7 (87.5)
PTSD 14 (29.8) 9 (36.0) 14 (56.0) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5)
Depression 15 (31.9) 7 (28.0) 16 (64.0) 3 (37.5) 5 (72.5)
Manic Episode - (-) - (-) 1 (4.0) - (-) - (-)
Dysthymia 5 (10.6) 2 (8.0) 1 (4.0) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5)
Suicidal Tendencies 14 (29.8) 9 (36.0) 11 (44.0) 2 (25.0) 2 (25.0)
Psychotic Disorder 4 (8.5) 2 (8.0) 2 (8.0) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5)
Agoraphobia 4 (8.5) 3 (12.0) - (-) 1 (12.5) - (-)
Panic Disorder 3 (6.4) 2 (8.0) 1 (4.0) 1 (12.5) - (-)
Social Phobia - (-) - (-) 1 (4.0) - (-) - (-)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - (-) - (-) - (-) - (-) - (-)
General Anxiety Disorder 2 (4.3) 1 (4.0) 2 (8.0) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5)
Eating Disorder - (-) - (-) - (-) - (-) - (-)
Substance Abuse/Dependence 1 (2.1) - (-) - (-) - (-) - (-)
Undergoing psychological treatment 18 (38.3) 13 (52.0) 4 (16.0) 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5)