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Table 2 Characteristics of prevalence studies of associations of mental disorders and neurotropic parasitic diseases

From: Associations of mental disorders and neurotropic parasitic diseases: a meta-analysis in developing and emerging countries

ReferenceContinentSubjects typeOriginal diseaseAssociated diseasePositive (n)Total (N)Diagnostic methodF/MAverage age
Ozaki et al. [61]
Qual Life Res, 2011
AsiaNon-hospitalisedChagas diseaseAnxiety and Depression45110BDI56/5451 ± 13
Forlenza et al. [52]
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 1997
AmericaNon-hospitalisedNeurocysticercosisDepression2038PSE; MMSE; SADS-L; MSE20/1836.7
  1. Description of data:
  2. BDI Beck Depression Inventory, PSE Present State Examination, MMSE Mini Mental State Examination, SADS-L Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Lifetime, MSE Mental Status Examination, F Female, M Male, Age in years