Definition and Historical Review of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

  • Yoshibumi Nakane


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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