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Epidemiologic Field Methods in Psychiatry

The NIMH Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program

Hardbound, 388 Pages

Published: June 1985

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-228250-8


  • Introduction:Historical Context, Major Objectives, and Study Design, D.A. Regier, J.K. Myers, M. Kramer, L.N. Robins, D.G. Blazer, R.L. Hough, W.W. Eaton, and B.Z. Locke.Sampling:Sampling the Household Population, C.E. Holzer III, E. Spitznagel, K.B. Jordan, D.M. Timbers, L.G. Kessler, and J.C. Anthony.Sampling: The Institutional Survey, P.J. Leaf, P.S. German, E. Spitznagel, L.K. George, J. Landsverk, and C.D. Windle.Field Work:Interviewers: Characteristics, Training, and Field Work, M.L. Munson, H. Orvaschel, E.A. Skinner, E. Goldring, M. Pennybacker, and D.M. Timers.Nonresponse and Nonresponse Bias in the ECA Surveys, M.VonKorff, L. Cottler, L.K. George, W.W. Eaton, P.J. Leaf, and A. Burnam.Data Preparation, L.K. George, C.E. Holzer III, E.A. Skinner, J. Works, D.M. Timbers, and M.L. Munson.Proxy Interview, A. Burnam, P.J. Leaf, E.A. Skinner, L. Cottler, M.L. Melville, and J.W. Thompson.Instruments:The Diagnostic Interview Schedule, L.N. Robins, J.E. Helzer, H. Orvaschel, J.C. Anthony, D.G. Blazer, A. Burnam, and J.D. Burke, Jr..The Spanish Language Version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule, M. Karno, M.A. Burnam, J. I. Escobar, R.L. Hough, and W.W. Eaton.Health Services Research Questions, S. Shapiro, G.L. Tischler, L. Cottler, L.K. George, J.H. Amirkhan, L.G. Kessler, and E.A. Skinner.Making Diagnoses from DIS Data, J.H. Boyd, L.N. Robins, C.E. Holzer III, M. VonKorff, K.B. Jordan, and J.I. Escobar.Comparison of the DIS to Other Instruments:The Yale-ECA Concordance Study: A Comparison of the DIS and the SADS-L, H. Orvaschel, P.J. Leaf, M.M. Weissman, C.E. Holzer III, G.L. Tischler, and J.K. Myers.Eastern Baltimore Mental Health Survey Clinical Reappraisal, M.F. Folstein, A. Romanoski, Raman Chahal, J.C. Anthony, M. VonKorff, G. Nestadt, Altaf Merchant, E.M. Gruenberg, and M. Kramer.Comparing the DIS with a DIS/DSM-III-Based Physician Reevaluation, J.E. Helzer, R.K. Stoltzman, A. Farmer, I.F. Brockington, D. Plesons, B. Singerman, and J. Works.Analysis:Problems in the Definition and Measurement of Prevalence and Incidence of Psychiatric Disorders, W.W. Eaton, M.M. Weissman, J.C. Anthony, L.N. Robins, D.G. Blazer, and M. Karno.Parameter and Variance Estimation, L.G. Kessler, R. Folsom, R. Royall, A. Forsythe, L. McEvoy, C.E. Holzer III, D.S. Rae, and M. Woodbury.Statistical Methods for Estimating and Extrapolating Disease Prevalence and Incidence Rates from a Multisite Study, K.G. Manton, C.E. Holzer III, E. MacKenzie, E. Spitznagel, A. Forsythe, and D. Jackson.Author Index.Subject Index.


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