Table 1

Respondents' perceived manifestations of mental disorder

Manifestation

No.* (%)

Rank order


Aggression/destructiveness

173 (22.0)

1

Talkativeness

167 (21.2)

2

Eccentric behavior

127 (16.1)

3

Wandering

105 (13.3)

4

Self-neglect

86 (10.9)

5

Nudity

56 (7.1)

6

Restlessness/anxiety

50 (6.4)

7

Insomnia

15 (1.9)

8

Loss of consciousness

8 (1.0)

9


* Multiple responses recorded. Percentages represent proportions of responses obtained.

Kabir et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2004 4:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-4-3

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