publication . Article . 1984

BIRTH ORDER, FAMILY SIZE, NEUROSIS

AHMAD JALILI;
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  • Published: 01 May 1984 Journal: Acta Medica Iranica (issn: 0044-6025, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
In an attempt to investigate the relationship of birth rank and family size with the incidence of neurosis in an Iranian culture, case notes of 1029 schizophrenic patients as (497 males and 532 females) referred to psychiatric clinic for insured workers were studied. The incidence of neurasis appeared to be significantly more frequent among the first-half position of birth  rders in The families of 5 children and over; this bei-ng more marked-in males than in females; and the first second births comprising the lighest incidence of the illness.
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free text keywords: Medicine (General), R5-920
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