The epidemiology of major depressive disorder and subthreshold depression in Izmir, Turkey: Prevalence, socioeconomic differences, impairment and help-seeking


Topuzoglu A., BİNBAY İ. T., Ulas H., ELBİ H., Tanik F. A., Zagli N., ...More

JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol.181, pp.78-86, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 181
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.04.017
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-86
  • Keywords: Prevalence, Depression, Subthreshold, Community based, Sociodemographic, Socioeconomic, INTERNATIONAL DIAGNOSTIC INTERVIEW, MENTAL-HEALTH-SURVEY, NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERISTICS, PSYCHIATRIC EPIDEMIOLOGY, GENERAL-POPULATION, RISK-FACTORS, INSURANCE, SYMPTOMS, ANXIETY, CARE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Subclinical and clinical depression is common, widely distributed in the general population, and usually associated with role impairment and help-seeking. Reliable information at the population level is needed to estimate the disease burden of depression and associated care needs in Turkey.