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Table 4 Numbers of assessed patients with diagnoses of interest

From: A prospective, quantitative study of mental health act assessments in England following the 2007 amendments to the 1983 act: did the changes fulfill their promise?

Diagnosis at assessment Year of assessment
n (% of assessments with valid diagnoses in that timeframe)
Significance
2008 2009–11 All
Personality disorder (F60-F69 and F07). This includes Disorders of sexual preference (F65) covering paedophilia, sadomasochism, voyeurism, sexual exhibitionism, fetishism, fetishistic transvestism, multiple disorders of sexual preference, other disorders of sexual preference and disorder of sexual preference not specified. 57 (6.2) 258 (8.1) 315 (7.6) 0.058
Mental retardation (F70–79) 1 (0.1) 26 (0.8) 27 (0.6) 0.018
Disorders of psychological development (F80-F89, includes Specific developmental disorders of speech and language, motor skills, scholastic skills (e.g. Specific spelling disorder) and Pervasive developmental disorders, i.e. autism spectrum disorders) 16 (1.7) 57 (1.8) 73 (1.8) 1
Disorders usually occurring in childhood and adolescence (F90-F98) 3 (0.3) 13 (0.4) 16 (0.4) 1
Any other disorder or disability of the mind (F99 Unspecified mental disorder or “other”) 25 (2.7) 230 (7.2) 255 (6.2) >0.001