Adult psychiatric epidemiology in China in the 80s

Cult Med Psychiatry. 1991 Dec;15(4):479-96. doi: 10.1007/BF00051329.


This paper presents the prevalence rates of the main adult psychiatric disorders as determined by seven community surveys conducted in China in the 1980s. The prevalence rates are compared with previous findings in China and those from Taiwan and the West.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • China / epidemiology
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • Epidemiologic Methods*
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / diagnosis
  • Mental Disorders / epidemiology*
  • Mental Disorders / ethnology
  • Prevalence
  • Research Design / standards*
  • Research Design / trends
  • Taiwan / epidemiology