New Article Feature: Worldwide Prevalence and Disability From Mental Disorders Across Childhood and Adolescence
Based on prevalence and nonfatal disability data from the 2019 Global Burden of Disease Study, it is essential to pursue prevention and intervention in the first decades of life with regards to mental and substance use disorders. Findings underscore the necessity for detailed, age-specific analytic approaches that capture the ongoing, moment-to-moment interactions influencing mental health and well-being throughout development.
Check out the new original investigation, entitled “Worldwide Prevalence and Disability From Mental Disorders Across Childhood and Adolescence” authored by Dr. Christian Kieling, Claudia Buchweitz, Dr. Arthur Caye, Juliana Silvani, Dr. Stephanie H. Ameis, Dr. André R. Brunoni, Dr. Katherine T. Cost, Dr. Darren B. Courtney, Dr. Katholiki Georgiades, Dr. Kathleen Ries Merikangas, Dr. Joanna L. Henderson, Dr. Guilherme V. Polanczyk, Dr. Luis Augusto Rohde, Dr. Giovanni A. Salum, and Dr. Peter Szatmari.
This article was published in JAMA Psychiatry in January 2024.General