Prevalence of child and adolescent mental disorders in Chile: a community epidemiological study.

@article{Vicente2012PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of child and adolescent mental disorders in Chile: a community epidemiological study.},
  author={Benjam{\'i}n Vicente and Sandra M Saldivia and Flora Elo{\'i}sa de la Barra and Robert Kohn and Ronaldo Pihan and Mario Valdivia and Pedro Rioseco and Roberto Melipill{\'a}n},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 10},
  pages={1026-35}
}
BACKGROUND  In Latin America, there is limited research on the prevalence of mental disorders in children and adolescents. This Chilean survey is the first national representative survey in the Latin American region to examine the prevalence of diagnostic and statistical manual-IV (DSM-IV) psychiatric disorders in the region in children and adolescents. METHODS  Subjects aged 4-18 were selected using a stratified multistage design. The diagnostic interview schedule for children version IV… CONTINUE READING
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