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Cross-national epidemiology of major depression and bipolar disorder.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the rates and patterns of major depression and bipolar disorder based on cross-national epidemiologic surveys. DESIGN AND SETTING Population-based epidemiologic studies usingExpand
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Prevalence of suicide ideation and suicide attempts in nine countries.
BACKGROUND There are few cross-national comparisons of the rates of suicide ideation and attempts across diverse countries. Nine independently conducted epidemiological surveys using similarExpand
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The cross-national epidemiology of panic disorder.
BACKGROUND Epidemiological data on panic disorder from community studies from 10 countries around the world are presented to determine the consistency of findings across diverse cultures. METHODExpand
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Prevalence and comorbidity of mental disorders in persons making serious suicide attempts: a case-control study.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and comorbidity patterns of psychiatric disorders in subjects making medically serious suicide attempts and in comparison subjects. Expand
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Three psychotherapies for anorexia nervosa: a randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE Few randomized, controlled trials have examined the efficacy of treatments for anorexia nervosa. Cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy are effective in a relatedExpand
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Risk factors for serious suicide attempts among youths aged 13 through 24 years.
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between a series of sociodemographic factors, childhood experiences, and mental disorders and risk of serious suicide attempt in young people aged 13 through 24Expand
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Sex differences in rates of depression: cross-national perspectives.
Rates of depression are compared by sex in epidemiologic surveys conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany and New Zealand. These surveys used similar sampling and diagnostic techniques and theExpand
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Christchurch Psychiatric Epidemiology Study, Part I: Methodology and Lifetime Prevalence for Specific Psychiatric Disorders
In 1986 the Christchurch Psychiatric Epidemiology Study obtained interviews with a probability sample of 1498 adults aged 18 to 64 years. The Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS) was used to enableExpand
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Temperament, character and suicide attempts in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and major depression
Bulik CM, Sullivan PF, Joyce PR. Temperament, character and suicide attempts in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and major depression. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1999: 100: 27–32. © Munksgaard 1999.
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A common P-glycoprotein polymorphism is associated with nortriptyline-induced postural hypotension in patients treated for major depression
The multi-drug resistance gene ABCB1 (or MDR1) encodes a P-glycoprotein (P-gp) that regulates passage of many substances across the blood–brain barrier. The antidepressant amitriptyline and itsExpand
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