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The contribution of epidemiology to psychiatric aetiology 

The contribution of epidemiology to psychiatric aetiology
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The contribution of epidemiology to psychiatric aetiology
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Scott Henderson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0037
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date: 25 August 2019

The epidemiology of psychiatric disorders has shown the extent to which these are present in all human populations. It has also provided a large body of knowledge about aetiology. Now that biological including genetic information can be added to data on environmental exposures, opportunities for further advancement carry much promise.

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