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The epidemiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
Evidence of a preponderance of early onset cases in men, high comorbidity with a wide range of disorders, and reliable associations between disorder severity and key outcomes may have implications for how OCD is classified in DSM-V.
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, T. B. Ustün
- Psychology, MedicineWorld psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 October 2007
As many mental disorders begin in childhood or adolescents, interventions aimed at early detection and treatment might help reduce the persistence or severity of primary disorders and prevent the subsequent onset of secondary disorders.
Global, regional, and national burden of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
The South African Stress and Health (SASH) study: 12-month and lifetime prevalence of common mental disorders.
- A. Herman, Dan J Stein, S. Seedat, S. Heeringa, H. Moomal, David R. Williams
- Medicine, PsychologySouth African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
- 1 May 2009
The SASH study shows relatively high 12-month and lifetime prevalence rates, and the findings have significant implications for planning mentalhealth services.
Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global…
The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium
Exposure to interpersonal violence had the strongest associations with subsequent traumatic events, and limited resources may best be dedicated to those that are more likely to be further exposed such as victims of interpersonal violence.
The Lancet Commission on global mental health and sustainable development
Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
- R. Kessler, S. Aguilar-Gaxiola, K. Koenen
- Psychology, MedicineEuropean journal of psychotraumatology
- 31 July 2017
Although a substantial minority of PTSD cases remits within months after onset, mean symptom duration is considerably longer than previously recognized and differential across trauma types with respect to PTSD risk.
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…