Religious involvement and DSM-IV 12-month and lifetime major depressive disorder among African Americans.

@article{Taylor2012ReligiousIA,
  title={Religious involvement and DSM-IV 12-month and lifetime major depressive disorder among African Americans.},
  author={Robert J Taylor and Linda M. Chatters and Jamie Abelson},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={200 10},
  pages={856-62}
}
This study explores relationships between lifetime and 12-month DSM-IV major depressive disorder and religious involvement within a nationally representative sample of African American adults (n = 3,570). MDD was assessed using the DSM-IV World Mental Health Composite International Diagnostic Interview. Multivariate findings indicate that reading religious materials were positively associated with 12-month (odds ratio [OR], 1.14; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.001-1.29) and lifetime (OR, 1.12… CONTINUE READING
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