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British Journal of Psychiatry

Publication date: 2012-06
Volume: 200 Pages: 454 - 61
ISSN: 0007-1250, 1472-1465 PMID: 22539779
DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.097519
Publisher: Royal Medico-Psychological Association

Author:

Bruffaerts, Ronny
Vilagut, Gemma ; Demyttenaere, Koen ; Alonso, Jordi ; Alhamzawi, Ali ; Andrade, Laura Helena ; Benjet, Corina ; Bromet, Evelyn ; Bunting, Brendan ; de Girolamo, Giovanni ; Florescu, Silvia ; Gureje, Oye ; Haro, Josep Maria ; Hinkov, Hristo ; Hu, Chiyi ; Karam, Elie G ; Lepine, Jean-Pierre ; Levinson, Daphna ; Matschinger, Herbert ; Nakane, Yoshibumi ; Ormel, Johan ; Posada-Villa, Jose ; Scott, Kate M ; Varghese, Matthew ; Williams, David R ; Xavier, Miguel ; Kessler, Ronald C

Keywords:

Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Psychiatry, PSYCHIATRIC-DISORDERS, HEALTH-ORGANIZATION, PATIENTS PAIN, COMORBIDITY, IMPACT, PRESENTEEISM, INFORMATION, VERSION, COSTS, CIDI, Activities of Daily Living, Adult, Chronic Disease, Disabled Persons, Female, Global Health, Health Status, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Mental Disorders, Prevalence, Risk Factors, 11 Medical and Health Sciences, 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

Abstract:

Mental and physical disorders are associated with total disability, but their effects on days with partial disability (i.e. the ability to perform some, but not full-role, functioning in daily life) are not well understood.