Table 1: Dissociative disorder prevalence studies in the general psychiatric settings (DDIS: dissociative disorders interview schedule, SCID-D: structured clinical interview for dissociative disorders).

Study Inclusion rate Number of subjects approached Diagnostic instrument Cutoff on DES Dissociative Identity disorder All dissociative disordersDES Score
MeanSD>DES(b)

Inpatient unit
 Tutkun et al. [25]63.6%166DDIS305.4%(a)10.2%(a)17.814.914.5%
 Modestin et al. [27]207DDIS0.4%5.0%13.713.512.0%
 Gast et al. [33]115SCID-D200.9%4.3%21.7%
 Friedl and Draijer [26]50.4%122SCID-D252.0%8.0%20.018.129.5%
 Ginzburg et al. [34]84.0%120SCID-D0.8%12.0%20.918.7
 Saxe et al. [23]64.0%172DDIS254.0%13.0%15.0%
 Ross et al. [22]61.8%484DDIS205.4%20.7%14.614.230.1%
 Lipsanen et al. [28]39DDIS21.0%
 Ross et al. [31]51.6%407DDIS7.5%40.8%
Outpatient Unit
 Sar et al. [24]81.5%150DDIS302.0%(a)12.0%(a)15.314.015.3%
 Sar et al. [8]79.5%240SCID-D252.5%13.8%20.018.927.9%
 Foote et al. [32]82DDIS6.0%29.0%
 Lipsanen et al. [28]39DDIS14.0%
Emergency Ward
 Sar et al. [29]44.3%43SCID-D2514.0%34.9%23.419.339.5%

(a)Clinically confirmed diagnosis, (b)Percentage of patients with a dissociative experiences scale (DES) score above cutoff point.