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The structure and content of the Munich-Composite International Diagnostic Interview (M-CIDI) for the assessment of DSM-IV symptoms, syndromes, and diagnoses is described along with findings from a test-retest reliability study. A sample of 60 community respondents were interviewed twice independently by trained interviewers with an average time interval of(More)
The role of comorbidity as a risk for suicide attempts is investigated in a random sample of 3021 young adults aged 14-24 years. The M-CIDI, a fully standardized and modified version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview, was used for the assessment of various DSM-IV lifetime and 12-month diagnoses as well as suicidal ideation and suicide(More)
Comorbidity is a well-established phenomenon in depressive disorders, and it is widely agreed that the majority of depressive disorders examined in both primary care and the general population are not "pure." This article reviews comorbidity findings in general population and primary care surveys. The implications of comorbid depressive disorders are(More)
OBJECTIVE Gender differences in prevalence rates of suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts as well as in risk factors for suicide attempts such as traumatic events and mental disorders were investigated in a random sample of 3021 adolescents aged 14-24 years. METHOD The M-CIDI (Composite International Diagnostic Interview) was used to survey suicidal(More)
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