Table 3: Dissociative disorder prevalence studies in special populations (DDIS: dissociative disorders interview schedule, SCID-D: structured clinical interview for dissociative disorders).

Study Number of subjects Diagnostic instrument Cutoff on DESDissociative identity disorderAll dissociative disordersDES score
MeanSD>

Substance Dependents
 Ross et al. [48]10039.0%
 Dunn et al. [49]10015.0%
 Karadag et al. [45]215SCID-D302.8%17.2%24.5%17.536.7%
 Schäfer et al. [51]45912.3%10.7
Women in Prostitution
 Ross et al. [52]20DDIS5.0%55.0%13.2
 Yargic et al. [53]50DDIS18.0%19.5
 Cooper [54]3332.6
 Farley and Kelly [55]373024.122.0%
Exotic dancers
 Ross et al. [52]20DDIS35.0%80.0%17.6

(a)Percentage of patients with a dissociative experiences scale (DES) score above cutoff point.