The burden of mental disorders: a comparison of methods between the Australian burden of disease studies and the Global Burden of Disease study.

@article{Vos2000TheBO,
  title={The burden of mental disorders: a comparison of methods between the Australian burden of disease studies and the Global Burden of Disease study.},
  author={Theo Vos and Colin Douglas Mathers},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2000},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={427-38}
}
The national and Victorian burden of disease studies in Australia set out to examine critically the methods used in the Global Burden of Disease study to estimate the burden of mental disorders. The main differences include the use of a different set of disability weights allowing estimates in greater detail by level of severity, adjustments for comorbidity between mental disorders, a greater number of mental disorders measured, and modelling of substance use disorders, anxiety disorders and… CONTINUE READING

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