Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders in the United States. Results from the National Comorbidity Survey.

@article{Kessler1994LifetimeA1,
  title={Lifetime and 12-month prevalence of DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders in the United States. Results from the National Comorbidity Survey.},
  author={Ronald C. Kessler and Katherine A. McGonagle and S. Zhao and Christopher B. Nelson and M Hughes and Suzann Eshleman and Hans-Ulrich Wittchen and Kenneth S. Kendler},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          8-19
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study presents estimates of lifetime and 12-month prevalence of 14 DSM-III-R psychiatric disorders from the National Comorbidity Survey, the first survey to administer a structured psychiatric interview to a national probability sample in the United States. [] Key MethodRESULTS Nearly 50% of respondents reported at least one lifetime disorder, and close to 30% reported at least one 12-month disorder.
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