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Patterns and correlates of major depression in Chinese adults: a cross-sectional study of 0.5 million men and women

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Background

Worldwide 350 million people suffer from major depression, with the majority of cases occurring in low- and middle-income countries. We examined the patterns, correlates and care-seeking behaviour of adults suffering from major depressive episode (MDE) in China.

Method

A nationwide study recruited 512 891 adults aged 30–79 years from 10 provinces across China during 2004–2008. The 12-month prevalence of MDE was assessed by the Modified Composite Interna...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0033291716002889

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
47
Pages:
958–970
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-13
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Pubs id:
pubs:692457
URN:
uri:49188bf3-d5cd-40cc-a967-ae1122d0677b
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uuid:49188bf3-d5cd-40cc-a967-ae1122d0677b
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pubs:692457

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