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Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts.
BACKGROUND Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide; however, the prevalence and risk factors for the immediate precursors to suicide - suicidal ideation, plans and attempts - are not wellknown,Expand
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Suicide and suicidal behavior.
Suicidal behavior is a leading cause of injury and death worldwide. Information about the epidemiology of such behavior is important for policy-making and prevention. The authors reviewed governmentExpand
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Cross-national epidemiology of DSM-IV major depressive episode
BackgroundMajor depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, yet epidemiologic data are not available for many countries, particularly low- to middle-income countries. In thisExpand
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Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys.
CONTEXT Little is known about the extent or severity of untreated mental disorders, especially in less-developed countries. OBJECTIVE To estimate prevalence, severity, and treatment of DiagnosticExpand
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Childhood adversities and adult psychopathology in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys.
BACKGROUND Although significant associations of childhood adversities with adult mental disorders are widely documented, most studies focus on single childhood adversities predicting singleExpand
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The epidemiology of depression across cultures.
Epidemiological data are reviewed on the prevalence, course, socio-demographic correlates, and societal costs of major depression throughout the world. Major depression is estimated in these surveysExpand
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Common chronic pain conditions in developed and developing countries: gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety disorders.
UNLABELLED Although there is a growing body of research concerning the prevalence and correlates of chronic pain conditions and their association with mental disorders, cross-national research on ageExpand
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Cross-National Analysis of the Associations among Mental Disorders and Suicidal Behavior: Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
Using data from over 100,000 individuals in 21 countries participating in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys, Matthew Nock and colleagues investigate which mental health disorders increase the oddsExpand
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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 eventExpand
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Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
ABSTRACT Background: Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) onset-persistence is thought to vary significantly by trauma type, most epidemiological surveys are incapable of assessing thisExpand
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