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We briefly describe the Global Burden of Diseases (GBD) study, its goals, and some of its outcomes as related to neurologic and psychiatric disorders. The summary measure of population health DALYs (Disability Adjusted Life Years) are described, as well as the implications for neuropsychiatric disorders of changing health indicators and the move from(More)
BACKGROUND The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS (®) ) is a US National Institutes of Health initiative that has produced self-reported item banks for physical, mental and social health. OBJECTIVE To describe the content of PROMIS at the item level using the World Health Organization's International Classification of(More)
Affiliations: her professional capacity and does not necessarily represent the views of ASPE or HHS. Abstract Background: To understand the full burden of a health condition, we need the information on the
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