T B Ustun

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
  2. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
  3. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Using the international classification of functioning, disease and health in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: separating the disease from its epiphenomena
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ambul Pediatr 7:132-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Global burden of depressive disorders in the year 2000
    T B Ustun
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 184:386-92. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a new tool for understanding disability and health
    T B Ustun
    Classification, Assessment, Surveys and Terminology Team, World Health Organization, CH1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Disabil Rehabil 25:565-71. 2003
  7. pmc The global burden of mental disorders
    T B Ustun
    Assessment Classification and Epidemiology Group, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 89:1315-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple-informant ranking of the disabling effects of different health conditions in 14 countries. WHO/NIH Joint Project CAR Study Group
    T B Ustun
    WHO, Assessment Classification and Epidemiology Group, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 354:111-5. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Global "burden of disease"-study for psychiatric disorders
    T B Ustun
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 28:S7-11. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint WHO's ICF and functional status information in health records
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:77-88. 2003

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Publications11

  1. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes variation in average levels of population health across these countries and by sex for the year 2002...
  2. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
    ..While condition-specific ICF Core Sets are useful, a Generic ICF Core Set is needed to describe and compare problems in functioning across health conditions...
  3. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
    ..0) for measuring functioning and disability in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. WHODAS 2.0 is a standard metric for ensuring scientific comparability across different populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using the international classification of functioning, disease and health in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: separating the disease from its epiphenomena
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ambul Pediatr 7:132-9. 2007
    ..When one adds disability as a predictor, our capacity to predict these parameters is increased dramatically. It is therefore suggested that the ICF framework be considered in future ADHD research activities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Global burden of depressive disorders in the year 2000
    T B Ustun
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 184:386-92. 2004
    ..The initial Global Burden of Disease study found that depression was the fourth leading cause of disease burden, accounting for 3.7% of total disability adjusted life years (DALYs) in the world in 1990...
  6. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a new tool for understanding disability and health
    T B Ustun
    Classification, Assessment, Surveys and Terminology Team, World Health Organization, CH1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Disabil Rehabil 25:565-71. 2003
    ..The ICF, in short, offers an international, scientific tool for understanding human functioning and disability for clinical, research, policy development and a range of other public health uses...
  7. pmc The global burden of mental disorders
    T B Ustun
    Assessment Classification and Epidemiology Group, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 89:1315-8. 1999
    ..In this way, parity can be achieved for mental disorders and mental health can be mainstreamed into health and public health practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple-informant ranking of the disabling effects of different health conditions in 14 countries. WHO/NIH Joint Project CAR Study Group
    T B Ustun
    WHO, Assessment Classification and Epidemiology Group, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 354:111-5. 1999
    ..However, there are concerns about the universality of the disability weights used. We undertook a study to investigate the stability of such weighting in different countries and informant groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Global "burden of disease"-study for psychiatric disorders
    T B Ustun
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Prax 28:S7-11. 2001
    ..This feature would assist comparative assessments. The WHO plans to refine this framework for assessing the outcomes of interventions and their related costs...
  10. ncbi request reprint WHO's ICF and functional status information in health records
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:77-88. 2003
    ..This framework then permits the evaluation of both the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of these different interventions in devising programs at the personal or societal level...
  11. ncbi request reprint WHO perspectives on international classification
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    Classification, Assessment, Surveys and Terminology, Department of Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychopathology 35:62-6. 2002
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