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IJMDC. 2021; 5(2): 0-0

Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh

Authors: Sami Eid Alanazi, Irfan Anjum, Ahmed Samer Almohna, Hamoud Mohammed Alfawzan, Sultan M Albugami, Mohammad Nasser Almutairi.

ABSTRACT

Background: Road traffic accidents are one of the major concerns in the world. Road traffic accidents result in psychological and physical negative outcomes. Post-traumatic stress disorder is one of the most important psychological outcomes of road traffic accidents, it can result in long-lasting negative impacts and consequences. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Road Traffic Accident at King AbdulAziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Methods: This cross sectional included the records of patients who experienced road traffic accidents and were admitted to King AbdulAziz Medical City in Riyadh during the period from January 2013 to January 2016. Data were analyzed using SPSS program version 23. Results: There were 387 medical records of RTAs survivors included in this study. The mean±SD age of the patients was 36 ±17 years old. There were 92% Saudi individuals and 84% males. The prevalence of PTSD after MVA was 0.8%. Gender, age, and nationality didn't affect the prevalence of PTSD after MVA; P-value 0.06, 0.41, and 0.8 for gender, age groups, and nationality, respectively. Conclusion: The prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident was 0.8%, also the study didn't find any association between gender, age, and nationality with PTSD after MVA.

Keywords:
Prevalence, PTSD, Road Traffic, Saudi Arabia.


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Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh


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Sami Eid Alanazi
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Irfan Anjum
Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Science, College of Science and Health Professions, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Ahmed Samer Almohna
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Hamoud Mohammed Alfawzan
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Sultan M Albugami
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Mohammad Nasser Almutairi
College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Sami Eid Alanazi, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; samieidal23@gmail.com

Publication history
Received 27 Dec 2020
Accepted 10 Jan 2021
Published online 10 Jan 2021

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Alanazi SE, IA, Almohna AS, Alfawzan HM, Albugami SM, Almutairi MN. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


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Alanazi SE, IA, Almohna AS, Alfawzan HM, Albugami SM, Almutairi MN. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=36289 [Access: May 08, 2021]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


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Alanazi SE, IA, Almohna AS, Alfawzan HM, Albugami SM, Almutairi MN. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


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Alanazi SE, IA, Almohna AS, Alfawzan HM, Albugami SM, Almutairi MN. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


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Alanazi, S. E., , . I. A., Almohna, . A. S., Alfawzan, . H. M., Albugami, . S. M. & Almutairi, . M. N. (2021) Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


Turabian Style

Alanazi, Sami Eid, Irfan Anjum, Ahmed Samer Almohna, Hamoud Mohammed Alfawzan, Sultan M Albugami, and Mohammad Nasser Almutairi. 2021. Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


Chicago Style

Alanazi, Sami Eid, Irfan Anjum, Ahmed Samer Almohna, Hamoud Mohammed Alfawzan, Sultan M Albugami, and Mohammad Nasser Almutairi. "Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh." doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Alanazi, Sami Eid, Irfan Anjum, Ahmed Samer Almohna, Hamoud Mohammed Alfawzan, Sultan M Albugami, and Mohammad Nasser Almutairi. "Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh." doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Alanazi, S. E., , . I. A., Almohna, . A. S., Alfawzan, . H. M., Albugami, . S. M. & Almutairi, . M. N. (2021) Prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after road traffic accident at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1609086114


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