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The application of epidemiology to mental disorders 

The application of epidemiology to mental disorders
The application of epidemiology to mental disorders

Glyn H. Lewis

, Antonia Errazuriz

, Hollie V. Thomas

, Mary Cannon

, and Peter B. Jones

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date: 19 September 2019

In this chapter we shall present the main tools used by epidemiologists to measure the occurence and aetiology of disease in populations, and we shall summarize the results of epidemiological studies when applied to mental disorders.

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