Browsing by Author "Kessler, Ronald C."

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  • Kessler, Ronald C.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Xavier, Miguel (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Cross-national population data from the WHO World Mental Health surveys are used to compare role attainments and role impairments associated with binge-eating disorder (BED) and bulimia nervosa (BN). METHODS: ...
  • McGrath, John J.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Kessler, Ronald C. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Given the early age of onset (AOO) of psychotic disorders, it has been assumed that psychotic experiences (PEs) would have a similar early AOO. The aims of this study were to describe (a) the AOO distribution ...
  • Kessler, Ronald C.; Amminger, G. Paul; Aguilar-Gaxiola, Sergio; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Lee, Sing; Ustun, T. Bedirhan (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007)
    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim of this article is to review recent epidemiological research on age-of-onset of mental disorders, focusing on the WHO World Mental Health surveys. RECENT FINDINGS: Median and inter-quartile range ...
  • Scott, Kate M.; Korff, Michael von; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Angermeyer, Matthias C.; Bromet, Evelyn J.; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Girolamo, Giovanni de; de Graaf, Ron; Fernández, Alberto; Gureje, Oye; He, Yanling; Kessler, Ronald C.; Kovess, Viviane; Levinson, Daphna; Medina Mora, Maria Elena; Mneimneh, Zeina N.; Browne, Mark Oakley; Posada Villa, José; Tachimori, Hisateru; Williams, David R. (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
    BACKGROUND: Physical morbidity is a potent risk factor for depression onset and clearly increases with age, yet prior research has often found depressive disorders to decrease with age. This study tests the possibility ...
  • Kessler, Ronald C.; Wilcox, M.A.; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975- (Cambridge University press, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: To examine cross-national patterns and correlates of lifetime and 12-month comorbid DSM-IV anxiety disorders among people with lifetime and 12-month DSM-IV major depressive disorder (MDD). METHOD: Nationally ...
  • Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Jonge, Peter de; Lim, Carmen; Aguilar Gaxiola, Sergio; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Caldas de Almeida, José Miguel; Liu, Zhaorui; O'Neill, Siobhan; Stein, Dan J.; Viana, Maria Carmen; Al-Hamzawi, Ali; Angermeyer, Matthias C.; Borges, Guilherme; Ciutan, Marius; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Fiestas, Fabian; Haro Abad, Josep Maria; Hu, Chiyi; Kessler, Ronald C.; Lépine, Jean-Pierre; Levinson, Daphna; Nakamura, Yosikazu; Posada Villa, José; Wojtyniak, Bogdan J.; Scott, Kate M. (Elsevier, 2014)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Associations between asthma and anxiety and mood disorders are well established, but little is known about their temporal sequence. We examined associations between a wide range of DSM-IV mental ...
  • Degenhardt, Louisa; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Kessler, Ronald C.; WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators (American Medical Association, 2019)
    Importance: Limited empirical research has examined the extent to which cohort-level prevalence of substance use is associated with the onset of drug use and transitioning into greater involvement with drug use. Objective: ...
  • Liu, Howard; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Kessler, Ronald C. (American Medical Association, 2017)
    Importance: Previous research has documented significant variation in the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) depending on the type of traumatic experience (TE) and history of TE exposure, but the relatively ...
  • Scott, Kate M.; Lim, Carmen; Al-Hamzawi, Ali; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Caldas de Almeida, José Miguel; Florescu, Silvia; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Hu, Chiyi; Jonge, Peter de; Kawakami, Norito; Medina Mora, Maria Elena; Moskalewicz, Jacek; Navarro Mateu, Fernando; O’Neill, Siobhan; Piazza, Marina; Posada Villa, José; Torres, Yolanda; Kessler, Ronald C. (American Medical Association, 2016)
    IMPORTANCE: It is clear that mental disorders in treatment settings are associated with a higher incidence of chronic physical conditions, but whether this is true of mental disorders in the community, and how generalized ...
  • Rapsey, Charlene M.; Lim, Carmen; Al-Hamzawi, Ali; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Caldas de Almeida, José Miguel; Florescu, Silvia; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Hu, Chiyi; Kessler, Ronald C.; Kovess, Viviane; Levinson, Daphna; Medina Mora, Maria Elena; Murphy, Sam; Ono, Yutaka; Piazza, Marina; Posada Villa, José; Have, Margeet ten; Wojtyniak, Bogdan J.; Scott, Kate M. (Elsevier, 2015)
    OBJECTIVES: COPD and mental disorder comorbidity is commonly reported, although findings are limited by substantive weaknesses. Moreover, few studies investigate mental disorder as a risk for COPD onset. This research aims ...
  • Scott, Kate M.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Kessler, Ronald C. (Elsevier, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Prior studies on the depression-heart disease association have not usually used diagnostic measures of depression, or taken other mental disorders into consideration. As a result, it is not clear whether the ...
  • O'Neill, Siobhan; Posada Villa, José; Medina Mora, Maria Elena; Al-Hamzawi, Ali; Piazza, Marina; Tachimori, Hisateru; Hu, Chiyi; Lim, Carmen; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Lépine, Jean-Pierre; Matschinger, Herbert; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Jonge, Peter de; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Caldas de Almeida, José Miguel; Florescu, Silvia; Kiejna, Andrzej; Levinson, Daphna; Kessler, Ronald C.; Scott, Kate M. (Elsevier, 2014)
    OBJECTIVE: The associations between mental disorders and cancer remain unclear. It is also unknown whether any associations vary according to life stage or gender. This paper examines these research questions using data ...
  • Scott, Kate M.; Koenen, Karestan C.; Aguilar Gaxiola, Sergio; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Angermeyer, Matthias C.; Benjet, Corina; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Caldas de Almeida, José Miguel; De Girolamo, Giovanni; Florescu, Silvia; Iwata, Noboru; Levinson, Daphna; Lim, Carmen; Murphy, Sam; Ormel, Johan; Kessler, Ronald C. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Background: Associations between lifetime traumatic event (LTE) exposures and subsequent physical ill-health are well established but it has remained unclear whether these are explained by PTSD or other mental disorders. ...
  • Ebert, David Daniel; Mortier, Philippe; Kaehlke, Fanny; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Baumeister, Harald; Auerbach, Randy P.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Martínez, Kalina U.; Lochner, Christine; Cuijpers, Pim; Kuechler, Ann‐Marie; Green, Jennifer Greif; Hasking, Penelope; Lapsley, Coral; Sampson, Nancy A.; Kessler, Ronald C.; WHO WMH‐ICS Collaborators (Wiley, 2019)
    Background: Although mental disorders and suicidal thoughts-behaviors (suicidal thoughts and behaviors) are common among university students, the majority of students with these problems remain untreated. It is unclear ...
  • Andrade, Laura Helena; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Kessler, Ronald C. (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: To examine barriers to initiation and continuation of mental health treatment among individuals with common mental disorders. METHOD: Data were from the World Health Organization (WHO) World Mental Health (WMH) ...
  • Navarro Mateu, Fernando; Quesada, Mari Paz; Escámez, Teresa; Alcaraz, María José; Seiquer de la Peña, Catherine; Salmerón, Diego; Huerta, José María; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Chirlaque, María Dolores; Navarro, Carmen; Husky, Mathilde M.; Kessler, Ronald C.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Martínez, Salvador (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Objective To explore the separate and joint associations of childhood adversities and 5-HTTLPR polymorphism as risk factors for substance use disorders among adults. Design Retrospective case-control study. Setting Cases ...
  • McLaughlin, Katie A.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Kessler, Ronald C. (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
    Background: Although childhood adversities are known to predict increased risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after traumatic experiences, it is unclear whether this association varies by childhood adversity or ...
  • Korff, Michael von; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Ormel, Johan; Angermeyer, Matthias C.; Bruffaerts, Ronny; Fleiz, Clara; Girolamo, Giovanni de; Kessler, Ronald C.; Kovess, Viviane; Posada Villa, José; Scott, Kate M.; Uda, Hidenori (Elsevier, 2009)
    Neural, endocrine, and immune stress mediators are hypothesized to increase risks of diverse chronic diseases, including arthritis. Retrospective data from the World Mental Health Surveys (N=18,309) were employed to assess ...
  • Frounfelker, Rochelle; Gilman, Stephen E.; Betancourt, Theresa S.; Aguilar Gaxiola, Sergio; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Bromet, Evelyn J.; Bruffaerts, Ronny; De Girolamo, Giovanni; Gluzman, Semyon; Gureje, Oye; Karam, Elie G.; Lee, Sing; Lépine, Jean-Pierre; Ono, Yutaka; Pennell, Beth-Ellen; Popovici, Daniela G.; ten Have, Margreet; Kessler, Ronald C.; WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators (Springer, 2018)
    PURPOSE: Understanding the effects of war on mental disorders is important for developing effective post-conflict recovery policies and programs. The current study uses cross-sectional, retrospectively reported data collected ...
  • Gadermann, Anne M.; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Vilagut Saiz, Gemma, 1975-; Zaslavsky, Alan M.; Kessler, Ronald C. (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: Disease burden estimates rarely consider comorbidity. Using a recently developed methodology for integrating information about comorbidity into disease burden estimates, we examined the comparative burdens of ...