Among, In, Of

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dodier

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I am confused about using "in", "among", and "of" in this context:

"The doctor suspected mental disorders ( in / among / of ) the patients."

Do they mean different things in this context? Or are some of them wrong?
 

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Welcome to the forums, dodier.

I'd use 'in' if forced to choose.

I'd be more inclined to say 'The doctor suspected that the patients had mental disorders'.

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