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Prevalence of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
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To describe the 12‐month and lifetime prevalence rates of mood, anxiety and alcohol disorders in six European countries, a large number of countries with high prevalence of these disorders have been surveyed.
The epidemiology of major depressive episodes: results from the International Consortium of Psychiatric Epidemiology (ICPE) surveys
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Community epidemiological surveys using the World Health Organization Composite International Diagnostic Interview administered face‐to‐face were carried out in 10 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
The structure and stability of common mental disorders: the NEMESIS study.
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The results confirm the 3-dimensional model for 12-month prevalence of mental disorders and underline the argument for focusing on core psychopathological processes rather than on their manifestation as distinguished disorders in future population studies on common mental disorders.
Use of mental health services in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
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The first results of the use of health services for mental disorders in six European countries as part of the ESEMeD project are presented.
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 sex
Psychotropic drug utilization in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
Objective:  To assess psychotropic drug utilization in the general population of six European countries, and the pattern of use in individuals with different DSM‐IV diagnoses of 12‐month mental
Disability and quality of life impact of mental disorders in Europe: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) project
Objective:  This manuscript examines the impact of mental health state and specific mental and physical disorders on work role disability and quality of life in six European countries.
Childhood abuse as a risk factor for psychotic experiences
Childhood abuse as a risk factor for psychotic experiences
TLDR
The hypothesis that individuals from the general population who report childhood abuse are at increased risk of developing positive psychotic symptoms is examined.
The incidence and outcome of subclinical psychotic experiences in the general population.
TLDR
The incidence of positive psychotic experiences in the general population is around 100 times greater than traditional estimates of incidence of psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia and the far most likely outcome for these experiences is discontinuity.
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