Psychiatric Epidemiology: Assessment Concepts and Methods

Psychiatric Epidemiology: Assessment Concepts and Methods

by Juan E. Mezzich, Miguel R. Jorge, Ihsan M. Salloum

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Psychiatric epidemiology, as the study of the distribution of psychiatric diseases and their related factors, has experienced explosive growth in recent years. Originating in the development of a course on assessment in psychiatric epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health of the U. of Pittsburgh, this volume deals systematically with the concepts and methods of assessment, covering areas that include conceptual and historical considerations, design and validation issues, and the description of assessment methods for prominent psychopathologic, biologic, and psychosocial domains of psychiatric epidemiology, as well as cultural and informational issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Johns Hopkins University Press
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Johns Hopkins Series in Psychiatry and Neuroscience
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