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Population-based norms for the Mini-Mental State Examination by age and educational level.
OBJECTIVE To report the distribution of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) scores by age and educational level. DESIGN National Institute of Mental Health Epidemiologic Catchment Area ProgramExpand
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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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Lifetime co-occurrence of DSM-III-R alcohol abuse and dependence with other psychiatric disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey.
OBJECTIVE To study patterns of co-occurrence of lifetime DSM-III-R alcohol disorders in a household sample. METHODS Data came from the National Comorbidity Survey (NCS), a nationally representativeExpand
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Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of mental disorders in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey Initiative.
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
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Comparative epidemiology of dependence on tobacco, alcohol, controlled substances, and inhalants: Basic findings from the National Comorbidity Survey.
Studying prevalence of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (3rd ed., rev., American Psychiatric Association, 1987) drug dependence among Americans 15-54 years old, we found about 1 in 4 (24%) had aExpand
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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 firstExpand
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Natural history of Diagnostic Interview Schedule/DSM-IV major depression. The Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area follow-up.
BACKGROUND Natural history can be characterized by incidence, recurrence, and duration of episodes. Research on the incidence of major depression is rare; studies of recurrence and duration areExpand
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A descriptive epidemiology of substance use and substance use disorders in Nigeria during the early 21st century.
BACKGROUND Several studies have examined the use of psychoactive substances among selected groups in Nigeria. Here, we extend the description to include the features of substance dependence. METHODExpand
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Six-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders in three communities 1980 to 1982.
Six-month prevalence rates for selected DSM-III psychiatric disorders are reported based on community surveys in New Haven, Conn, Baltimore, and St Louis. As part of the Epidemiologic Catchment AreaExpand
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Propensity score techniques and the assessment of measured covariate balance to test causal associations in psychological research.
There is considerable interest in using propensity score (PS) statistical techniques to address questions of causal inference in psychological research. Many PS techniques exist, yet few guidelinesExpand
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