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Table 2 Misdiagnosis of patients with severe mental disorders in central Ethiopia, n = 309

From: Misdiagnosis, detection rate, and associated factors of severe psychiatric disorders in specialized psychiatry centers in Ethiopia

Disorder (SPD) SCID diagnosis Correct chart diagnosis Misdiagnosis Remarks Paired test (2 tailed), p value
F F (p) F (p)
MDD 92 39 (42.39) 53 (57.60) Underdiagnosis  < 0.0001
SCZ 135 103 (76.30) 32 (23.70) Underdiagnosis  < 0.0001
BD 54 39 (72.22) 15 (27.78) Underdiagnosis 0.0001
SCZAF 28 7 (25) 21 (75) Underdiagnosis  < 0.0001
  1. SPD severe psychiatric disorder, MDD major depressive disorder, SCZ schizophrenia, BD bipolar disorder, SCAZAF schizoaffective disorder, F frequency, P percentage