Figure 1.

Age-specific prevalence of mental comorbidity in the MS (A) and general populations (B). Administrative case definitions used:Omnibus ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 5 Physician OR (≥ 1 Physician AND ≥ 4 Prescription claims) in 2 years. Mood disorder ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 5 Physician OR (≥ 1 Physician AND ≥ 4 Prescription) in 2 years. Depression ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 5 Physician OR (≥ 1 Physician AND ≥ 7 Prescription) in 2 years. Anxiety ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 2 Physician OR (≥ 1 Physician AND ≥ 2 Prescription) in 2 years. Bipolar disorder ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 3 Physician OR (≥ 1 Physician AND ≥ 3 Prescription) in 5 years. Schizophrenia ≥ 1 Hospital or ≥ 2 Physician in 2 years.

Marrie et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-16
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