Influence of psychiatric morbidity and sociodemographic determinants on use of service in a catchment area in the city of São Paulo, Brazil*

@article{Andrade2007InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of psychiatric morbidity and sociodemographic determinants on use of service in a catchment area in the city of S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil*},
  author={PhD Laura Helena Andrade and PhD Maria Carmen Viana and PhD Luis Fernando Farah T{\'o}foli and PhD Yuan-Pang Wang},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={45-53}
}
Recent population-based studies in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries brought evidence of the growing burden of mental illness in this region. The objective of this study is to examine determinants of health service utilization by individuals with psychiatric disorders in a defined area in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Data were derived from São Paulo Catchment Area Study (SP-ECA), a cross-sectional household prevalence survey, based on a representative adult sample (N = 1,464… CONTINUE READING

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