Size and burden of mental disorders in Europe—a critical review and appraisal of 27 studies

@article{Wittchen2005SizeAB,
  title={Size and burden of mental disorders in Europe—a critical review and appraisal of 27 studies},
  author={H. Wittchen and F. Jacobi},
  journal={European Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={357-376}
}
Epidemiological data on a wide range of mental disorders from community studies conducted in European countries are presented to determine the availability and consistency of prevalence, disability and treatment findings for the EU. [...] Key Method Using a stepwise multimethod approach, 27 eligible studies with quite variable designs and methods including over 150,000 subjects from 16 European countries were identified. Prevalence: On the basis of meta-analytic techniques as well as on reanalyses of selected…Expand

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