Table 2: Dissociative disorder prevalence studies in the community (DDIS: dissociative disorders interview schedule, SCID-D: structured clinical interview for dissociative disorders).

Study Number of subjects Diagnostic instrument Cutoff on DES Dissociative identity disorder All dissociative disordersDES Score

Akyüz et al. [37]994DDIS170.4(a)1.7%(a)
Sar et al. [38]628DDIS1.118.3%
Johnson et al. [39]658SCID-D1.58.6%
Ross [36]454DDIS3.111.2%10.8

(a)Clinically confirmed diagnosis, only 25.% of the selected subjects examined.
(b)Percentage of patients with a dissociative experiences scale (DES) score above cutoff point.