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The epidemiology of major depressive episodes: results from the International Consortium of Psychiatric Epidemiology (ICPE) surveys
Absence of a common diagnostic interview has hampered cross‐national syntheses of epidemiological evidence on major depressive episodes (MDE). Community epidemiological surveys using the World HealthExpand
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Social Support from Parents and Friends and Emotional Problems in Adolescence
In a sample of 2918 adolescents aged 12 to 24 years, the relation between parental and friends' social support was studied, specifically with regard to emotional problems. In addition, age and sexExpand
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Patterns of adolescent identity development: Review of literature and longitudinal analysis.
A review of theoretical articles demonstrates that the theoretical claims of the identity status model have been greatly moderated over the past 30 years. It has been established that the model isExpand
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Childhood abuse as a risk factor for psychotic experiences
Objective: To examine the hypothesis that individuals from the general population who report childhood abuse are at increased risk of developing positive psychotic symptoms.
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The incidence and outcome of subclinical psychotic experiences in the general population.
OBJECTIVES To examine the incidence and 2-year stability and outcome of subclinical psychotic experiences in the general population. DESIGN The Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence StudyExpand
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Prevalence of psychotic disorder and community level of psychotic symptoms: an urban-rural comparison.
BACKGROUND Urban and rural populations have different rates of psychotic illness. If psychosis exists as a continuous phenotype in nature, urban-rural population differences in the rate of psychoticExpand
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Evidence that psychotic symptoms are prevalent in disorders of anxiety and depression, impacting on illness onset, risk, and severity--implications for diagnosis and ultra-high risk research.
BACKGROUND It is commonly assumed that there are clear lines of demarcation between anxiety and depressive disorders on the one hand and psychosis on the other. Recent evidence, however, suggestsExpand
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Incidence and Course of Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts in the General Population
Objective: Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts are important indicators of extreme emotional distress. However, little is known about predictors of onset and course of suicidality in the generalExpand
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Mental health in migrant children.
Many factors have been identified to explain differences in mental health problems between migrant and native children: the process of migration, the ethnic minority position of migrants, theirExpand
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The prevalence of treated and untreated mental disorders in five countries.
We analyzed survey data from Canada, Chile, Germany, The Netherlands, and the United States to study the prevalence and treatment of mental and substance abuse disorders. Total past-year prevalenceExpand
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