The structure of common and uncommon mental disorders.

@article{Forbush2013TheSO,
  title={The structure of common and uncommon mental disorders.},
  author={Kelsie T Forbush and David D Watson},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={97-108}
}
BACKGROUND Co-morbidity patterns in epidemiological studies of mental illness consistently demonstrate that a latent internalizing factor accounts for co-morbidity patterns among unipolar mood and anxiety disorders, whereas a latent externalizing factor underlies the covariation of substance-use disorders and antisocial behaviors. However, this structure needs to be extended to include a broader range of disorders. METHOD Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were used to examine the… CONTINUE READING

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