This study is part of a comprehensive project investigating psychiatric morbidity and relevant psychiatric instruments at a primary health care setting in Al Ain, United Areb Emirates [U. A.
. The aim was to investigate the group of depressive disorders identified from within the identified cases of minor psychiatric morbidity in the studied primary health care sample. Depressive disorders constituted 70% of the total identified minor psychiatric morbidity. Out of all identified cases 55% were suffering from neurotic depression, 1.7% endogenous depression and 13% from anxiety-depressive states. Females outnumbered males in all types of depressive disorders
O. E. El Rufaie ,G. H. Absood ,
Depression in primary health care,
Arab J. Psychiatr. 1994;
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