Adauto Silva Clemente

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OBJECTIVE Bipolar disorder (BD) is common in clinical psychiatric practice, and several studies have estimated its prevalence to range from 0.5 to 5% in community-based samples. However, no systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of BD type 1 and type 2 has been published in the literature. We carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis(More)
This research sought to understand meanings and implications of the stigma related to bipolar disorder in relation to social processes and local cultural value systems. Seven semidirected individual interviews were performed with psychiatrists (from Belo Horizonte city, Minas Gerais State, Brazil) and analyzed with referential from the Medical Anthropology.(More)
In order to understand the thoughts and actions of elderly patients with mental disorders, we interviewed 13 elders (> 60 years of age) treated at a public hospital in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Data analysis was based on the signs, meanings, and actions model. The majority of the elderly patients denied the presence of any mental disorder,(More)
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