Izmir Mental Health Survey for Gene-Environment Interaction in Psychoses (TurkSch): Objectives and Methodology

BİNBAY T., Elbi H. , Alptekin K., Tanik F. A. , Drukker M., Onay H. , ...More

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.22, no.2, pp.65-76, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u6380
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-76


Objective: To describe the objectives and design of a multistage study on the prevalence and risk factors of mental health problems, in particular psychotic disorders and psychotic symptoms, by assessing a probabilistic sample of household residents in the Izmir Metropolitan Area, aged 15-64 years.