Lifetime and twelve-month prevalence rates of major depressive episodes and dysthymia among Chinese Americans in Los Angeles.

@article{Takeuchi1998LifetimeAT,
  title={Lifetime and twelve-month prevalence rates of major depressive episodes and dysthymia among Chinese Americans in Los Angeles.},
  author={David T. Takeuchi and Rita Chi-Ying Chung and Kyaw Myo Lin and Haikang Shen and Kazuki Kurasaki and C A Chun and Stanley Sue},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={155 10},
  pages={1407-14}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors' goal was to estimate the lifetime and 12-month rates of major depressive episodes and dysthymia for Chinese Americans who reside in Los Angeles. This effort, the Chinese American Psychiatric Epidemiological Study, is the first large-scale community psychiatric epidemiological study on an Asian American ethnic group that used DSM-III-R criteria for major depressive episodes and dysthymia. METHOD A multi-stage sampling design was used to select respondents for… CONTINUE READING
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