The Foundation of Psychiatric Epidemiology Research
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.
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