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Grading the severity of chronic pain
&NA; This research develops and evaluates a simple method of grading the severity of chronic pain for use in general population surveys and studies of primary care pain patients. Measures of painExpand
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A validation study of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in different groups of Dutch subjects.
BACKGROUND Research on the dimensional structure and reliability of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and its relationship with age is scarce. Moreover, its efficacy in determining theExpand
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Cross-national prevalence and correlates of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the epidemiology of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). AIMS To estimate the prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV adult ADHD in the World HealthExpand
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Prevalence of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
Objective:  To describe the 12‐month and lifetime prevalence rates of mood, anxiety and alcohol disorders in six European countries.
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The global burden of mental disorders: an update from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) surveys.
AIMS The paper reviews recent findings from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) surveys on the global burden of mental disorders. METHODS The WMH surveys are representative community surveys in 28Expand
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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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Bullying and victimization in elementary schools: a comparison of bullies, victims, bully/victims, and uninvolved preadolescents.
Research on bullying and victimization largely rests on univariate analyses and on reports from a single informant. Researchers may thus know too little about the simultaneous effects of variousExpand
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The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA): rationale, objectives and methods
The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA) is a multi‐site naturalistic cohort study to: (1) describe the long‐term course and consequences of depressive and anxiety disorders, and (2)Expand
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Prognostic Association of Depression Following Myocardial Infarction With Mortality and Cardiovascular Events: A Meta-analysis
Objective: To assess the association of depression following myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiovascular prognosis. Methods: The authors performed a meta-analysis of references derived fromExpand
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An international study of the relation between somatic symptoms and depression.
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Patients with depression, particularly those seen by primary care physicians, may report somatic symptoms, such as headache, constipation, weakness, or back pain. Some previousExpand
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