[Psychiatric diseases and their treatment in general practice in Germany. Results of a World Health Organization (WHO) study].

@article{Linden1996PsychiatricDA,
  title={[Psychiatric diseases and their treatment in general practice in Germany. Results of a World Health Organization (WHO) study].},
  author={Michael Linden and Wolfgang Maier and M. Achberger and Raphael Herr and Hanfried Helmchen and Otto Benkert},
  journal={Der Nervenarzt},
  year={1996},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={205-15}
}
As part of an international study initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) about psychological disorders in primary health care, patients in the Federal Republic of Germany were compared with patients in other European centres. Patients from Germany do not differ from other European patients in respect to sociodemographic variables or psychiatric disorders. The most frequent CIDI-based diagnoses recorded in patients attending general practices are current depressive episodes (8.6… CONTINUE READING

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