Table 3

Relative risk of developing a mental disorder one year after initial exposure to at least one major psychosocial stressor
Mental disorders Prevalence of mental disorders at one year Relative risk of developing a mental disorder at one year
Exposed to stressor Not exposed to stressor RR (CI95%) p-value
n = 153 n = 329
Depression
 Minor 10 (6.5%) 10 (3.0%) 2.2 (0.9; 5.1) P = 0.073
 Major 8 (5.2%) 6 (1.8%) 2.9 (1.0; 8.1) P = 0.038
 Either 18 (11.8%) 16 (4.9%) 2.4 (1.3; 4.6) P = 0.006
Anxiety
 Panic disorder 7 (4.6%) 5 (1.5%) 3.0 (1.0; 9.3) P = 0.045
 Other anxiety 7 (4.6%) 4 (1.2%) 3.8 (1.1; 12.7) P = 0.021
 Either or both 13 (8.5%) 8 (2.4%) 3.5 (1.5; 8.3) P = 0.002
Multi-somatoform disorders 9 (5.9%) 11 (3.3%) 1.8 (0.7; 4.2) P = 0.193
Depression, anxiety or multi somatoform disorders 30 (19.6%) 26 (7.9%) 2.5 (1.5; 4.0) P<0.001

Herzig et al.

Herzig et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:120   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-120

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