disorder

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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Specifically, higher rates of anxiety disorders are observed with unipolar disorder compared with bipolar patients, similar to the adult population.
Mean total scores (in descending order) of the LEE scale for the patients with SMI in terms of their psychiatric diagnosis were 132.88 (SD = 20.54) for unipolar disorder, 121.47 (SD = 20.33) for psychotic disorders, 119.45 (SD = 23.65) for schizophrenia, and 111.01 (SD = 18.15) for bipolar disorder.
Post hoc Tukey's HSD test results indicated that the level of perceived EE in patients with unipolar disorder was significantly higher than those in the other three illness groups (schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, and bipolar disorder; P < 0.01) while the EE levels in schizophrenia and psychotic disorders were also significantly higher than that in bipolar disorder (P < 0.03 and <0.01, resp.).