Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys.

@article{Auerbach2016MentalDA,
  title={Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys.},
  author={R. Auerbach and J. Alonso and W. Axinn and P. Cuijpers and D. Ebert and J. Green and I. Hwang and R. Kessler and H. Liu and P. Mortier and M. Nock and S. Pinder-Amaker and N. Sampson and S. Aguilar‐Gaxiola and A. Al-Hamzawi and L. Andrade and C. Benjet and J. Caldas-de-Almeida and K. Demyttenaere and S. Florescu and G. de Girolamo and O. Gureje and J. Haro and E. Karam and A. Kiejna and V. Kovess-Masfety and S. Lee and J. McGrath and Siobhan O'Neill and B. Pennell and K. Scott and M. Ten Have and Y. Torres and A. Zaslavsky and Z. Zarkov and R. Bruffaerts},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 14},
  pages={
          2955-2970
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although mental disorders are significant predictors of educational attainment throughout the entire educational career, most research on mental disorders among students has focused on the primary and secondary school years. METHOD The World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys were used to examine the associations of mental disorders with college entry and attrition by comparing college students (n = 1572) and non-students in the same age range (18-22 years; n = 4178… Expand
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