Psychiatric symptoms, social disability, low wellbeing and need for treatment: data from a population-based study.

@article{Forsell2004PsychiatricSS,
  title={Psychiatric symptoms, social disability, low wellbeing and need for treatment: data from a population-based study.},
  author={Yvonne Forsell},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={195-203}
}
  • Yvonne Forsell
  • Published 2004 in The International journal of social psychiatry
BACKGROUND Identifying need for treatment due to mental problems is necessary for rational health care planning. The aim of this study was to study reports of psychiatric symptoms, social disability and low wellbeing as indicators of meetable need of care. METHODS An extensive questionnaire was sent out to a representative adult population in Stockholm, Sweden. Psychiatric symptom scales, social disabilities due to psychological distress and wellbeing were included. Of the 10,442 persons that… CONTINUE READING