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Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts
There is cross-national variability in the prevalence of suicidal behaviours, but strong consistency in the characteristics and risk factors for these behaviours. Expand
Cross-national prevalence and correlates of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Estimates of ADHD prevalence and correlates in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Initiative should be considered more seriously in future epidemiological and clinical studies than is currently the case. Expand
Prevalence of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
To describe the 12‐month and lifetime prevalence rates of mood, anxiety and alcohol disorders in six European countries, a large number of countries with high prevalence of these disorders have been surveyed. Expand
Prevalence, severity, and unmet need for treatment of mental disorders in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys.
Reallocation of treatment resources could substantially decrease the problem of unmet need for treatment of mental disorders among serious cases and careful consideration needs to be given to the value of treating some mild cases, especially those at risk for progressing to more serious disorders. Expand
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
Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of mental disorders in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey Initiative.
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. Expand
The Prevalence and Correlates of Binge Eating Disorder in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
Cross-national BED data are presented here and compared with bulimia nervosa data in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Surveys and suggest that binge eating disorder represents a public health problem at least equal to BN. Expand
Mental illness stigma: Concepts, consequences, and initiatives to reduce stigma
The concept of mental illness stigma is clarified and consequences for individuals with mental illness are discussed, focussing on self-stigma/empowerment and fear of stigma as a barrier to using health services. Expand
Use of mental health services for anxiety, mood, and substance disorders in 17 countries in the WHO world mental health surveys
Mental health care in 17 countries participating in the WHO world mental health survey initiative is described and unmet needs for treatment are examined, especially concerning in less-developed countries. Expand
Subjective experiences of stigma. A focus group study of schizophrenic patients, their relatives and mental health professionals.
A focus group study was carried out at the four centres involved in the WPA Global Programme against Stigma and Discrimination because of Schizophrenia in Germany, revealing four dimensions of stigma: interpersonal interaction, structural discrimination, public images of mental illness and access to social roles. Expand