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scope of epidemiology in psychiatry

Lin, Tsung-Yi.

scope of epidemiology in psychiatry

by Lin, Tsung-Yi.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Tsung-Yi Lin [and] C.C. Standley.
SeriesPublic health papers -- 16
ContributionsStandley, C C., World Health Organization.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20850131M

"The Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology is a timely, up-to-date, and comprehensive book covering all aspects of the science of epidemiology as related to psychiatric disorders. Overall, this is a well written, wel-organized book that I highly recommend to all psychiatrists and neuroscientists who are interested in the underpinning of psychiatric epidemiology."4/5(1). Grayson S. Norquist, Kathryn M. Magruder, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), Background. Epidemiology (derived from the Greek epi meaning upon, demos meaning people, and logos meaning study) is the study of factors that influence the occurrence, distribution, prevention, and control of diseases and other health-related events in .

Psychiatric epidemiology is a field which studies the causes of mental disorders in society, as well as conceptualization and prevalence of mental is a subfield of the more general has roots in sociological studies of the early 20th century. However, while sociological exposures are still widely studied in psychiatric epidemiology, the field has . Recently, the scope of the field has greatly expanded and now includes detailed examinations of the natural history of psychiatric disorders, genetic and epigenetic risk factors, the relationships between physical and mental disorders, the psychological impact of traumatic events, and studies of the use and outcomes of mental health treatments.

  medical history of psychiatric diseases, planning clinical the scope of this ‘ compendi um as a second level textbook of clinical epidemiology methodology. This book will . Experience in clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health with an academic degree. At least 20 publication records of articles and /or books related to the field of clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health or in a specific research field.


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Scope of epidemiology in psychiatry. Geneva, World Health Organization,   His contributions to the field in general were enormous but it is probably in epidemiological and social psychiatry that his work has had the greatest influence.

Originally published inthis volume of essays, written specifically in Professor Shepherd’s honour, is concerned with the scientific approach to epidemiological Edition: 1st Edition.

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The essential role of epidemiology is to improve the health of populations. This text-book provides an introduction to the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. It is intended for a wide audience, and to be used as training material for professionals in the health and environment fields.

The purpose of this book is to. As in the first and second editions, the objective is to provide a comprehensive, easy to understand overview of research methods for the non-specialist. The book is ideal for students of psychiatric epidemiology, psychiatric residents, general psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals.

Scope of epidemiology_2 (2) 1. Epidemiological subdisciplines There are various epidemiological subdisciplines 1. Clinical epidemiology Clinical epidemiology is the use of epidemiological principles, methods and findings in the care of individuals, with particular reference to diagnosis and prognosis.

History and Scope of Epidemiology Learning Objectives By the end of this chapter the reader will be able to: define the term epidemiology define the components of epidemiology (determinants, distribu-tion, morbidity, and mortality) name and describe characteristics of the epidemiologic approachFile Size: KB.

Epidemiology is the basic science of public health, because it is the science that describes the relationship of health or disease with other health-related factors in human populations, such as human pathogens. Furthermore, epidemiology has been used to generate much of the information required by public health professionals to develop, implement, and evaluate Author: Roger Detels.

The book is ideal for students of psychiatric epidemiology, psychiatric residents, general psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals. The book features a new editor, Peter Jones, from the University of Cambridge, who joins the successful US team of Ming Tsuang and Mauricio Tohen.4/5(1).

The concepts of epidemiology are discussed in detail, and in an integrated way. The concepts are dominant whereas in other books the methods dominate. The epidemiological idea of population is explicitly the foundation of the whole book.

In most other books the population idea is implicit and in some it is neglected. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology is intended to provide a medium for the prompt publication of scientific contributions concerned with all aspects of the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders - social, biological and genetic.

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