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The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
Despite significant advances in the study of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), important questions remain about the disorder's public health significance, appropriate diagnostic classification,… Expand
Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of mental disorders in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey Initiative.
- R. Kessler, M. Angermeyer, +25 authors T. B. Ustün
- World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 October 2007
Data are presented on the lifetime prevalence, projected lifetime risk, and age-of-onset distributions of mental disorders in the World Health Organization (WHO)'s World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys.… Expand
The South African Stress and Health (SASH) study: 12-month and lifetime prevalence of common mental disorders.
- Allen A Herman, Dan J Stein, S. Seedat, S. Heeringa, H. Moomal, D. Williams
- South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
- 1 May 2009
BACKGROUND The South African Stress and Health (SASH) study is the first large-scale population-based study of common mental disorders in the country. This paper provides data on the 12-month and… Expand
Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global…
Summary Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for risk factor exposure and the attributable burden of… Expand
Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis, and Cocaine Use: Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
Background Alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use cause considerable morbidity and mortality, but good cross-national epidemiological data are limited. This paper describes such data from the first… Expand
Common mental disorders among HIV-infected individuals in South Africa: prevalence, predictors, and validation of brief psychiatric rating scales.
- L. Myer, J. Smit, L. L. Roux, Siraaj Parker, Dan J Stein, S. Seedat
- AIDS patient care and STDs
- 9 February 2008
Despite the high prevalence of both mental disorders and HIV infection in much of sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about the occurrence of mental health disorders among HIV-infected individuals.… Expand
Dissociation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Evidence from the World Mental Health Surveys
- Dan J Stein, K. Koenen, M. Friedman, E. Hill, R. Kessler
- Psychology, Medicine
- Biological Psychiatry
- 15 February 2013
BACKGROUND Although the proposal for a dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in DSM-5 is supported by considerable clinical and neurobiological evidence, this evidence comes… Expand
The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium.
BACKGROUND Considerable research has documented that exposure to traumatic events has negative effects on physical and mental health. Much less research has examined the predictors of traumatic event… Expand
Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiological… Expand
Social anxiety disorder.
Although social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common and disabling disorder that may occur in different cultural settings, it is under-diagnosed by clinicians. In order to facilitate accurate… Expand