Disability Mediates the Impact of Common Conditions on Perceived Health

  title={Disability Mediates the Impact of Common Conditions on Perceived Health},
  author={Jordi Alonso and Gemma Vilagut and N{\'u}ria Duran Adroher and Somnath Chatterji and Yanling He and Laura Helena Silveira Guerra de Andrade and Evelyn J. Bromet and Ronny Bruffaerts and John A. Fayyad and Silvia E. Florescu and Giovanni de Girolamo and Oye Gureje and Josep Maria Haro and Hristo Ruskov Hinkov and Chiyi Hu and Noboru Iwata and Sing Ping Lee and D. Levinson and Jean Pierre L{\'e}pine and Herbert Matschinger and Mar{\'i}a Elena Medina-Mora and Siobhan O'Neill and J. Hormel and Jose A. Posada-Villa and Nezar Ismet Taib and Miguel Xavier and Ronald C Kessler},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND We examined the extent to which disability mediates the observed associations of common mental and physical conditions with perceived health. METHODS AND FINDINGS WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys carried out in 22 countries worldwide (n = 51,344 respondents, 72.0% response rate). We assessed nine common mental conditions with the WHO… CONTINUE READING