Delay in initial treatment contact after first onset of mental disorders in metropolitan China.

@article{Lee2007DelayII,
  title={Delay in initial treatment contact after first onset of mental disorders in metropolitan China.},
  author={Sing Kong Lee and S. C. Fung and Adley Tsang and M Y Zhang and Y-q Huang and Yan-ling He and Zhao Rui Liu and Y C Shen and Ronald C Kessler},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={10-6}
}
OBJECTIVE There has been no community-based research on treatment delay among people with mental disorders in China. This study examines lifetime treatment and treatment delay in metropolitan China. METHOD A multi-stage probability survey of 5201 respondents was administered in Beijing and Shanghai. Age of first treatment contact after onset of each of the three lifetime DSM-IV/CIDI disorder classes was compared with retrospective information on age of disorder onset. Length and predictors of… CONTINUE READING