Skip to main content

Table 6 Percentage of Residents that would require further screening for mental disorders based upon the results of symptoms screening questions from the CCHS* for specific mental disorders.

From: Well-being in residency training: a survey examining resident physician satisfaction both within and outside of residency training and mental health in Alberta

Type of mental disorder % Males screening positive for disorder % Females screening positive for disorder
  "The Study" CCHS 1.2* "The Study" CCHS 1.2
Depression 30% 49% 35% 55%
Panic disorder 9 40 16 49
Bipolar Disorder 7 20 12 19
Generalized anxiety 5 40 12 48
Social Phobia 12 20 15 22
Agoraphobia 2 13 3 20
  1. *CCHS = Canadian Community Health Survey. This project was a component of the World Mental Health 2000 project. The estimates are based on a national sample 15 years of age or over, weighted to national household resident demographics (n = 36,984), for more information, see http://www.statcan.ca.