Mental well-being and mental illness: findings from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey for England 2007.

@article{Weich2011MentalWA,
  title={Mental well-being and mental illness: findings from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey for England 2007.},
  author={Scott Weich and Traolach S. Brugha and Michael King and Sally McManus and Paul Bebbington and Rachel Jenkins and C Garret Cooper and O Wesley McBride and Sarah Stewart-Brown},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2011},
  volume={199 1},
  pages={
          23-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Mental well-being underpins many aspects of health and social functioning, and is economically important. AIMS To describe mental well-being in a general population sample and to determine the extent to which mental well-being and mental illness are independent of one another. METHOD Secondary analysis of a survey of 7293 adults in England. Nine survey questions were identified as possible indicators of mental well-being. Common mental disorders (ICD-10) were ascertained using… CONTINUE READING