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Lifetime Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Lebanon: First Onset, Treatment, and Exposure to War

Karam et al.

Country: Lebanon

Classification: Mental Illness

Year of Publication: 2008


Study Type:
Quantitative Study

Sample Size:
2,857

The Research party:
1 Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, St. George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon 2. Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, Balamand University Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon 3. Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Beirut, Lebanon 4. Survey Methodology Program, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America 5. School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon 6. School of Pharmacy, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon 7. World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland 8. Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Main Idea or Research Questions:
The current study aims at investigating the lifetime prevalence, treatment, age of onset of mental disorders, and their relationship to war in Lebanon.

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