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Evaluation of patients under the age of 18 who applied to an adult psychiatric policy clinic
Aims: The aim of this study is to evaluate the sociodemographic data and diagnoses of patients under the age of 18 who applied to an adult psychiatry clinic .
Methods: 311 applicants under the age of 18 who applied to the adult psychiatry outpatient clinic of our hospital between January 2020 and December 2022 were included in the study. has been included . Sociodemographic data and diseases were evaluated retrospectively.
Results: Of the 309 applicants in total, 194 ( 62.8 % ) were girls and 115 (37.2%) were boys. Considering the ages, 12.3 % of the applications were 15 years old and under, and 86.7% were over 15 years old. The psychiatric diagnosis rate was 84.5 % when both genders were evaluated . This rate was 86.5 % for girls and 82.6% for boys. Looking at the most common diagnoses in total; Diagnosis of anxiety disorders (21.7%), depressive disorder (21.7%), and activity and attention disorders (15.2%) were in the top 3 ranks .
Conclusion: This study is important as it is the first study on adolescent patients admitted to an adult psychiatric service in our city. It is thought that these findings may guide interventions in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.

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