Adequacy of treatment for serious mental illness in the United States.

@article{Wang2002AdequacyOT,
  title={Adequacy of treatment for serious mental illness in the United States.},
  author={Philip Sung-En Wang and Olga V Demler and Ronald C Kessler},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2002},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={92-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and correlates of treatment for serious mental illness. METHODS Data were derived from the National Comorbidity Survey, a cross-sectional, nationally representative household survey assessing the presence and correlates of mental disorders and treatments. Crude and adjusted likelihoods of receiving treatment for serious mental illness in the previous 12 months were calculated. RESULTS Forty percent of respondents with serious… CONTINUE READING