Social phobia and number of social fears, and their association with comorbidity, health-related quality of life and help seeking

@article{Acarturk2008SocialPA,
  title={Social phobia and number of social fears, and their association with comorbidity, health-related quality of life and help seeking},
  author={C. Acarturk and R. Graaf and A. Straten and M. Have and P. Cuijpers},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={43},
  pages={273-279}
}
  • C. Acarturk, R. Graaf, +2 authors P. Cuijpers
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • ObjectivesCommunity based data were used to examine the association between social phobia and comorbidity, quality of life and service utilization. In addition, the correlations of the number of social fears with these domains were studied.MethodData are from the Netherlands Mental Health Survey and Incidence Study (NEMESIS) (N = 7,076). Social phobia was assessed according to DSM-III-R with the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI); quality of life was assessed according to the… CONTINUE READING
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