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Table 2 Problem description by the nursing students based on vignette assigned, n (%)

From: Correct recognition and continuum belief of mental disorders in a nursing student population

  Overall (N = 500) Dementia (n = 100) Alcohol abuse (n = 100) OCD
(n = 100)
Schizophrenia (n = 100) Depression (n = 100)
Recognition
 1. Correct recognition 352 (70.4) 77 (77.0) 58 (58.0) 86 (86.0) 46 (46.0) 85 (85.0)
 2. Disorder specific symptoms 33 (6.6) 8 (8.0) - 6 (6.0) 17 (17.0) 2 (2.0)
 3. Other mental disorder- any anxiety disorder 11 (2.2) 1 (1.0) 4 (4.0) - 5 (5.0) 1 (1.0)
 4. Other mental disorder- depression 43 (8.6) 7 (7.0) 23 (23.0) 4 (4.0) 9 (9.0) -
 5. Other mental disorder- miscellaneous 17 (3.4) 1(1.0) 3 (3.0) 4 (4.0) 7 (7.0) 2 (2.0)
 6. Mental illness 12 (2.4) 2 (2.0) 1 (1.0) - 7 (7.0) 2 (2.0)
 7. Psychosocial stress 8 (1.6) - 2 (2.0) - 1 (1.0) 5 (5.0)
 8. Not an illness 15 (3.0) 1 (1.0) 6 (6.0)   5 (5.0) 3 (3.0)
 9. Not sure/irrelevant response 9 (1.8) 3 (3.0) 3 (3.0) - 3 (3.0) -
Continuum Belief- believes problem is also experienced by many, sometimes
 Agree 291 (58.2) 56 (56.0) 58 (58.0) 61 (61.0) 46 (46.0) 70 (70.0)
 Disagree 106 (21.2) 19 (19.0) 21 (21.0) 20 (20.0) 33 (33.0) 13 (13.0)
 Undecided 103 (20.6) 25 (25.0) 21 (21.0) 19 (19.0) 21 (21.0) 17 (17.0)
 Mean score (S.D.) 3.44 (1.08) 3.45 (0.99) 3.41 (1.08) 3.58 (1.17) 3.08 (1.12) 3.69 (0.95)