The Foundation of Psychiatric Epidemiology Research

  • Yoshibumi Nakane


As previously mentioned, psychiatric epidemiology is an interdisciplinary research and a practical academic field that developed basically through psychiatric and epidemiological approaches, with the cooperation of many other fields, including public health, mental health, and sociology. Therefore, I would like to make clear the following key issues to be considered before launching a psychiatric epidemiology study, which can also serve as the foundation of social psychiatry.


Personality Disorder Daily Clinical Practice Japanese Version Social Psychiatry Psychiatric Epidemiology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychiatryNagasaki UniversityNagasakiJapan

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