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Global Prevalence of Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
- M. Elsabbagh, G. Divan, E. Fombonne
- PsychologyAutism research : official journal of the…
- 11 April 2012
Findings in epidemiological surveys of autistic disorder and pervasive developmental disorders worldwide most likely represent broadening of the diagnostic concets, diagnostic switching from other developmental disabilities to PDD, service availability, and awareness of autistic spectrum disorders in both the lay and professional public.
Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the World Health Surveys
Mental health of young people: a global public-health challenge
Prevalence and determinants of common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review.
- J. Fisher, M. Cabral de Mello, W. Holmes
- Medicine, PsychologyBulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 February 2012
CPMDs are more prevalent in low- and lower-middle-income countries, particularly among poorer women with gender-based risks or a psychiatric history.
The global prevalence of common mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis 1980-2013.
- Z. Steel, Claire Marnane, D. Silove
- Psychology, MedicineInternational journal of epidemiology
- 1 April 2014
Despite a substantial degree of inter-survey heterogeneity in the meta-analysis, the findings confirm that common mental disorders are highly prevalent globally, affecting people across all regions of the world.
Grand challenges in global mental health
A consortium of researchers, advocates and clinicians announces here research priorities for improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world, and calls for urgent action and…
Gender, poverty, and postnatal depression: a study of mothers in Goa, India.
Maternal and infant health policies, a priority in low-income countries, must integrate maternal depression as a disorder of public health significance and incorporate a strong gender-based component.
Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing
No health without mental health