Socioeconomic correlates of generalized anxiety disorder and major depression in primary care: The GADIS II study (Generalized Anxiety and Depression Impact Survey II)

  title={Socioeconomic correlates of generalized anxiety disorder and major depression in primary care: The GADIS II study (Generalized Anxiety and Depression Impact Survey II)},
  author={Marc Ansseau and Benjamin Fischler and Michel Dierick and Adelin Albert and Sophie Leyman and Annick Mignon},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
A previous Generalized Anxiety Disorder Impact Survey (GADIS I) performed on 15,399 Belgian patients consulting their primary care physicians, revealed high prevalences of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depression (MD) with important regional differences. The objective of this study (GADIS II) was to replicate previous findings and to evaluate the role of socioeconomic factors in the diagnoses of GAD and MD. A large‐scale cross‐sectional survey was conducted in a random sample of… 
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  • Medicine
    BMJ Open
  • 2019
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The consistent relationship of psychopathology and disability indicates the compelling personal and socioeconomic impact of common mental illnesses across cultures and suggests the importance of impairments of higher-order human capacities as determinants of functional disability.
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