Mental Illness in General Health Care: An International Study / Edition 1

Mental Illness in General Health Care: An International Study / Edition 1

by T. Bedirhan Ustun
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471954918

ISBN-13: 9780471954910

Pub. Date: 06/28/1995

Publisher: Wiley

Contains the results of the largest international study (14 countries participated) with regard to psychological disorders. Describes how people with mental illness present their problems to doctors and how likely their ailments are to be detected and treated. Features comparative data on the frequency and type of mental disorders seen in general health care in

Overview

Contains the results of the largest international study (14 countries participated) with regard to psychological disorders. Describes how people with mental illness present their problems to doctors and how likely their ailments are to be detected and treated. Features comparative data on the frequency and type of mental disorders seen in general health care in diverse situations. Includes information on prescribed treatment as well as the pathways which lead patients to health services. In addition to material on well defined disorders, the study has produced new knowledge concerning 'subthreshold' maladies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471954910
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

The Background and Rationale of the WHO Collaborative Sudy on 'Psychological Problems in General Health Care' (T. Ustun & N. Sartiorius).

Methods of the WHO Collaborative Study on 'Psychological Problems in General Health Care' (M. Von Korff & T. Ustun).

Results from the Athens Centre (V. Mavreas, et al.).

Results from the Mainz Centre (R. Herr, et al.).

Results from the Shanghai Centre (H. Yan, et al.).

Form and Frequency of Mental Disorders Across Centres (D. Goldberg & Y. Lecrubier).

Index.

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