The epidemiology of major depressive disorder and subthreshold depression in Izmir, Turkey: Prevalence, socioeconomic differences, impairment and help-seeking


Topuzoglu A., Binbay T., Ulas H., ELBİ H. , Tanik F. A. , Zagli N., ...More

JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol.181, pp.78-86, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 181
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.04.017
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-86

Abstract

Background: Subclinical and clinical depression is common, widely distributed in the general population, and usually associated with role impairment and help-seeking. Reliable information at the population level is needed to estimate the disease burden of depression and associated care needs in Turkey.