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Risk factor research in the major mental disorders

Risk factor research in the major mental disorders

proceedings of a conference, April 3-4, 1980

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, Division of Biometry and Epidemiology in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Pathological -- Etiology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Darrel A. Regier and Gordon Allen.
    SeriesMental health service system reports., no. 2, DHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 81-1068
    ContributionsRegier, Darrel A., Allen, Gordon, 1919-, National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Division of Biometry and Epidemiology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC454.4 .R57 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2818381M
    LC Control Number83603315


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Lesson Plan: Making Sense of Mental Health Past & Present Team Members Research Topic Date/Class Period Mental Health Awareness This is a team project where team members research a speciic mental health disorder, gather reliable health information and resources, and present research indings to the rest of the class.

The mental health of the children included in the dataset was monitored from the age of 15 until mental disorder diagnosis or the end of.

Selecting Promising Risk Factors. Although we lacked any comprehensive theory of violence by people with mental disorder from which we could derive hypothesized risk factors, recent studies suggested that a number of variables might be potent risk factors for violence among people with a mental disorder.

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The mental health conditions monitored were. Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorder; Major depressive disorder; Autism spectrum disorders; Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ().Previous research. vulnerabilities and risk factors relating to mental health and ill-health, as well as an overview of the available evidence for mitigating risks through appropriate promotion and protection efforts.

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