Changing trends in the prevalence of common mental disorders in Taiwan: a 20-year repeated cross-sectional survey

Tiffany Szu-Ting Fu, Chau-Shoun Lee, David Gunnell, Wen-Chung Lee, Andrew Tai-Ann Cheng

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Abstract

Macrosocial changes might affect mental health. We investigated whether the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMDs) changed over a 20-year period of industrialisation in Taiwan.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-41
Number of pages7
JournalLancet
Volume381
Issue number9862
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2013

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Keywords

  • Young Adult
  • Taiwan
  • Divorce
  • Educational Status
  • Questionnaires
  • Unemployment
  • Humans
  • Suicide
  • Aged
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Mental Disorders
  • Risk Factors
  • Adult
  • Middle Aged
  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Male
  • Prevalence

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