Definition and Historical Review of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology



The term social psychiatry is now commonly used. The concept among researchers has been envisioned appropriately at the social level. Still, most hesitate to confirm a clear-cut definition of the field.


Professor Emeritus Community Psychiatry Ibaraki Prefectural Social Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychiatryNagasaki UniversityNagasakiJapan

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