Prevalence of Mental Disorders and Demographic Factors that Influence the Freshmen Students of Tehran City Universities of Medical Sciences



Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of mental disorders in freshman college students in Tehran Universities of Medical Sciences.
Method: In this cross-sectional study, 500 students of Tehran Universities of Medical Sciences were selected by sampling a share. Participants by trained interviewers with the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) were interviewed. The demographic questionnaire was completed.
Results: The results showed that percentage of psychiatric disorders on campus students, male students, and lower educational level is higher.
Conclusion: The prevalence of psychiatric disorders in students as one of the educated class of markedly high.