Ronald C Kessler

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence and correlates of binge eating disorder in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:904-14. 2013
  2. ncbi Twelve-month and lifetime prevalence and lifetime morbid risk of anxiety and mood disorders in the United States
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:169-84. 2012
  3. pmc Lifetime co-morbidity of DSM-IV disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1997-2010. 2012
  4. pmc Accounting for comorbidity in assessing the burden of epilepsy among US adults: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 17:748-58. 2012
  5. pmc Insomnia, comorbidity, and risk of injury among insured Americans: results from the America Insomnia Survey
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:825-34. 2012
  6. ncbi The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:3095-105. 2003
  7. pmc The role of latent internalizing and externalizing predispositions in accounting for the development of comorbidity among common mental disorders
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:307-12. 2011
  8. pmc Prevalence, persistence, and sociodemographic correlates of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:372-80. 2012
  9. pmc Prevalence, severity, and comorbidity of 12-month DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:617-27. 2005
  10. pmc The costs of depression
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:1-14. 2012

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  1. pmc The prevalence and correlates of binge eating disorder in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:904-14. 2013
    ..Cross-national BED data are presented here and compared with bulimia nervosa (BN) data in the World Health Organization (WHO) World Mental Health Surveys...
  2. ncbi Twelve-month and lifetime prevalence and lifetime morbid risk of anxiety and mood disorders in the United States
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:169-84. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Lifetime co-morbidity of DSM-IV disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 42:1997-2010. 2012
    ..This report presents preliminary results of the latter type of analysis based on the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)...
  4. pmc Accounting for comorbidity in assessing the burden of epilepsy among US adults: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    R C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 17:748-58. 2012
    ..This estimated burden is likely conservative as some parts of the effects of epilepsy are presumably mediated by secondary comorbid disorders...
  5. pmc Insomnia, comorbidity, and risk of injury among insured Americans: results from the America Insomnia Survey
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:825-34. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:3095-105. 2003
    ..Uncertainties exist about prevalence and correlates of major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  7. pmc The role of latent internalizing and externalizing predispositions in accounting for the development of comorbidity among common mental disorders
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:307-12. 2011
    ..Although numerous studies have examined the latent structure of internalizing and externalizing mental disorders, the effects of this structure in predicting the development of comorbidity have remained unexamined until recently...
  8. pmc Prevalence, persistence, and sociodemographic correlates of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:372-80. 2012
    ..Community epidemiological data on the prevalence and correlates of adolescent mental disorders are needed for policy planning purposes. Only limited data of this sort are available...
  9. pmc Prevalence, severity, and comorbidity of 12-month DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:617-27. 2005
    ..Little is known about the general population prevalence or severity of DSM-IV mental disorders...
  10. pmc The costs of depression
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:1-14. 2012
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  11. ncbi Mild disorders should not be eliminated from the DSM-V
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:1117-22. 2003
    ..High prevalence estimates in epidemiological surveys have led to concerns that the DSM system is overly inclusive and that mild cases should be excluded from future DSM editions...
  12. ncbi Comorbid mental disorders account for the role impairment of commonly occurring chronic physical disorders: results from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1257-66. 2003
    ..Effectiveness trials in workplace samples are needed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of treating comorbid mental disorders among workers with chronic physical disorders...
  13. pmc Severity of 12-month DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:381-9. 2012
    ..Estimates of DSM-IV disorder prevalence are high; stringent criteria to define need for services are desired...
  14. pmc Childhood adversities and adult psychiatric disorders in the national comorbidity survey replication II: associations with persistence of DSM-IV disorders
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:124-32. 2010
    ..This distinction is important for conceptual and practical purposes...
  15. pmc The prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD in the United States: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:716-23. 2006
    ..Despite growing interest in adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), little is known about its prevalence or correlates...
  16. pmc Structure and diagnosis of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: analysis of expanded symptom criteria from the Adult ADHD Clinical Diagnostic Scale
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1168-78. 2010
    ..Controversy exists about the appropriate criteria for a diagnosis of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  17. pmc Prevalence and effects of mood disorders on work performance in a nationally representative sample of U.S. workers
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1561-8. 2006
    ..Bipolar disorder has been overlooked both because of the failure to distinguish between major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder and by the failure to evaluate the workplace costs of mania/hypomania...
  18. pmc Development of lifetime comorbidity in the World Health Organization world mental health surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:90-100. 2011
    ..Although numerous studies have examined the role of latent variables in the structure of comorbidity among mental disorders, none has examined their role in the development of comorbidity...
  19. pmc Childhood adversities and adult psychiatric disorders in the national comorbidity survey replication I: associations with first onset of DSM-IV disorders
    Jennifer Greif Green
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:113-23. 2010
    ..Because CAs are highly clustered, this approach results in overestimating the importance of individual CAs. Multivariate CA studies have been based on insufficiently complex models...
  20. pmc Age differences in the prevalence and co-morbidity of DSM-IV major depressive episodes: results from the WHO World Mental Health Survey Initiative
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:351-64. 2010
    ..Although depression appears to decrease in late life, this could be due to misattribution of depressive symptoms to physical disorders that increase in late life...
  21. pmc Childhood adversities and adult psychopathology in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 197:378-85. 2010
    ..Although significant associations of childhood adversities with adult mental disorders are widely documented, most studies focus on single childhood adversities predicting single disorders...
  22. pmc Design and field procedures in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:69-83. 2009
    ..Taken together, these results show that the NCS-A is an efficient sample of the target population with good representativeness on a range of socio-demographic and geographic variables...
  23. pmc Individual and societal effects of mental disorders on earnings in the United States: results from the national comorbidity survey replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:703-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this report was to update previous estimates of the association between mental disorders and earnings. Current estimates for 2002 are based on data from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)...
  24. pmc Changing profiles of service sectors used for mental health care in the United States
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1187-98. 2006
    ..Redesigning the fragmented U.S. mental health care system requires knowing how service sectors share responsibility for individuals' mental health needs...
  25. pmc Cross-national analysis of the associations among mental disorders and suicidal behavior: findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
    Matthew K Nock
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 6:e1000123. 2009
    ..This study was designed to test each of these questions with a focus on nonfatal suicide attempts...
  26. pmc Childhood adversities and first onset of psychiatric disorders in a national sample of US adolescents
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1151-60. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, no attempt has been made to perform a similar kind of analysis among children or adolescents...
  27. pmc Reliability and validity of the brief insomnia questionnaire in the America insomnia survey
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 33:1539-49. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Validation of diagnoses of distress disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)
    Jennifer Greif Green
    School of Education, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:41-51. 2012
    ..79), and major depressive episode/dysthymic disorder (AUC = 0.86). Further, the CIDI was able to effectively discriminate among different types of distress disorders in the sub-sample of respondents with any distress disorder...
  29. doi Serious emotional disturbance among youths exposed to Hurricane Katrina 2 years postdisaster
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:1069-78. 2009
    ....
  30. pmc Smoking and suicidal behaviors in the National Comorbidity Survey: Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:369-77. 2007
    ....
  31. pmc Insomnia and the performance of US workers: results from the America insomnia survey
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 34:1161-71. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence and associations of broadly defined (i.e., meeting full ICD-10, DSM-IV, or RDC/ICSD-2 inclusion criteria) insomnia with work performance net of comorbid conditions in the America Insomnia Survey (AIS)...
  32. ncbi Clinical calibration of DSM-IV diagnoses in the World Mental Health (WMH) version of the World Health Organization (WHO) Composite International Diagnostic Interview (WMHCIDI)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:122-39. 2004
    ..A brief illustration of this approach is presented in comparing the precision of SCID and predicted SCID estimates of prevalence and correlates under varying sample designs...
  33. pmc National comorbidity survey replication adolescent supplement (NCS-A): II. Overview and design
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:380-5. 2009
    ..To present an overview of the design and field procedures of the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)...
  34. pmc Validation of the diagnoses of panic disorder and phobic disorders in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent (NCS-A) supplement
    Jennifer Greif Green
    School of Education, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 20:105-15. 2011
    ..Finally, data are presented on the factor structure of the fears associated with social phobia, the only disorder in this series where substantial controversy exists about disorder subtypes...
  35. ncbi Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:593-602. 2005
    ..Little is known about lifetime prevalence or age of onset of DSM-IV disorders...
  36. pmc The effects of latent variables in the development of comorbidity among common mental disorders
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:29-39. 2011
    ....
  37. pmc The prevalence and correlates of nonaffective psychosis in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:668-76. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence and correlates of clinician-diagnosed DSM-IV nonaffective psychosis (NAP) in a national household survey...
  38. pmc Food insecurity and mental disorders in a national sample of U.S. adolescents
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:1293-303. 2012
    ..To examine whether food insecurity is associated with past-year DSM-IV mental disorders after controlling for standard indicators of family socioeconomic status (SES) in a U.S. national sample of adolescents...
  39. pmc Broadening the definition of generalized anxiety disorder: effects on prevalence and associations with other disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:662-76. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether broadening the current diagnostic criteria results in a more valid characterization of GAD...
  40. pmc Patterns and predictors of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder persistence into adulthood: results from the national comorbidity survey replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1442-51. 2005
    ..Despite growing interest in adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), little is known about predictors of persistence of childhood cases into adulthood...
  41. pmc Intermittent explosive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1131-9. 2012
    ..Although retrospective reports in these studies suggest that IED typically begins in childhood, no previous epidemiologic research has directly examined the prevalence or correlates of IED among youth...
  42. pmc The prevalence and correlates of DSM-IV intermittent explosive disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:669-78. 2006
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology of intermittent explosive disorder (IED)...
  43. pmc Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: concordance of the adolescent version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview Version 3.0 (CIDI) with the K-SADS in the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent (NCS-A) supplement
    Jennifer Greif Green
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:34-49. 2010
    ..78]. Implications for assessing ADHD using the CIDI and the effect of different informants on measurement are discussed...
  44. pmc Risk for psychiatric disorder among immigrants and their US-born descendants: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:189-95. 2007
    ..This pattern is consistent with either of two causal processes, one involving early socialization in the United States and the other involving postmigration experiences among immigrants who arrive in the United States as adults...
  45. ncbi The World Health Organization Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS): a short screening scale for use in the general population
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:245-56. 2005
    ..The current report presents data on concordance of the ASRS and of a short-form ASRS screener with blind clinical diagnoses in a community sample...
  46. ncbi The US National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R): design and field procedures
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:69-92. 2004
    ..Empirical information is presented on non-response bias, design effect, and the trade-off between bias and efficiency in minimizing total mean-squared error of estimates by trimming weights...
  47. ncbi Epidemiology of anxiety disorders
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Top Behav Neurosci 2:21-35. 2010
    ..This possibility has not yet been extensively explored but warrants further study given the high societal costs of anxiety disorders...
  48. pmc Diagnostic validity across racial and ethnic groups in the assessment of adolescent DSM-IV disorders
    Jennifer Greif Green
    School of Education, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 21:311-20. 2012
    ..These findings document the importance of assessing fully-structured diagnostic instruments for differential accuracy in ethnic/racial subgroups...
  49. pmc Should excessive worry be required for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder? Results from the US National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ayelet Meron Ruscio
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1761-72. 2005
    ..No large-scale epidemiological study has ever examined the implications of this requirement for estimates of prevalence, severity, or correlates of GAD...
  50. pmc Specifying race-ethnic differences in risk for psychiatric disorder in a USA national sample
    Joshua Breslau
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 36:57-68. 2006
    ..Specification of race-ethnic differences with respect to clinical and social characteristics can help identify the protective factors that lead to lower lifetime risk among disadvantaged minority groups...
  51. pmc Age of onset of mental disorders: a review of recent literature
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:359-64. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to review recent epidemiological research on age-of-onset of mental disorders, focusing on the WHO World Mental Health surveys...
  52. doi The associations of insomnia with costly workplace accidents and errors: results from the America Insomnia Survey
    Victoria Shahly
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1054-63. 2012
    ..Insomnia is a common and seriously impairing condition that often goes unrecognized...
  53. pmc Socioeconomic status and adolescent mental disorders
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1742-50. 2012
    ..We investigated this issue by examining associations between 5 aspects of SES and adolescent mental disorders...
  54. pmc Disruption of existing mental health treatments and failure to initiate new treatment after Hurricane Katrina
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:34-41. 2008
    ..The authors examined the disruption of ongoing treatments among individuals with preexisting mental disorders and the failure to initiate treatment among individuals with new-onset mental disorders in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina...
  55. pmc The global burden of mental disorders: an update from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) surveys
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 18:23-33. 2009
    ..The paper reviews recent findings from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) surveys on the global burden of mental disorders...
  56. ncbi Twelve-month use of mental health services in the United States: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:629-40. 2005
    ..Dramatic changes have occurred in mental health treatments during the past decade. Data on recent treatment patterns are needed to estimate the unmet need for services...
  57. pmc Prevalence and treatment of mental disorders, 1990 to 2003
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2515-23. 2005
    ..Although the 1990s saw enormous change in the mental health care system in the United States, little is known about changes in the prevalence or rate of treatment of mental disorders...
  58. doi Employer burden of mild, moderate, and severe major depressive disorder: mental health services utilization and costs, and work performance
    Howard G Birnbaum
    Analysis Group, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:78-89. 2010
    ..Treatment utilization/costs and work performance for persons with major depressive disorder (MDD) by severity of illness is not well documented...
  59. ncbi Comorbidity and disease burden in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R)
    Anne M Gadermann
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Depress Anxiety 29:797-806. 2012
    ....
  60. pmc Role of referrals in mental health service disparities for racial and ethnic minority youth
    Margarita Alegria
    Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:703-711.e2. 2012
    ....
  61. ncbi The World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative Version of the World Health Organization (WHO) Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 13:93-121. 2004
    ..Elaborate CD-ROM-based training materials are available to teach interviewers how to administer the interview as well as to teach supervisors how to monitor the quality of data collection...
  62. ncbi Effects of major depression on moment-in-time work performance
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1885-91. 2004
    ..The authors used the experience sampling method to address this problem by collecting comparative data on moment-in-time work performance among service workers who were depressed and those who were not depressed...
  63. pmc Trends in serious emotional disturbance among youths exposed to Hurricane Katrina
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:990-1000, 1000.e1-2. 2010
    ..To examine patterns and predictors of trends in DSM-IV serious emotional disturbance (SED) among youths exposed to Hurricane Katrina...
  64. pmc Validity of the assessment of bipolar spectrum disorders in the WHO CIDI 3.0
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Affect Disord 96:259-69. 2006
    ..CIDI BPD screening scales were also evaluated...
  65. pmc The epidemiology of panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:415-24. 2006
    ..Only limited information exists about the epidemiology of DSM-IV panic attacks (PAs) and panic disorder (PD)...
  66. pmc Validity of the World Health Organization Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) Screener in a representative sample of health plan members
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 16:52-65. 2007
    ..90. The brevity and ability to discriminate DSM-IV cases from non-cases make the six-question ASRS Screener attractive for use both in community epidemiological surveys and in clinical outreach and case-finding initiatives...
  67. doi The effects of rheumatoid arthritis on labor force participation, work performance, and healthcare costs in two workplace samples
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:88-98. 2008
    ..To assess the workplace costs of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from the employer perspective...
  68. ncbi Chronic medical conditions and work performance in the health and work performance questionnaire calibration surveys
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1303-11. 2003
    ..Disease management programs for these conditions might have a positive return on investment (ROI). Health and productivity tracking surveys are needed to evaluate ROI and provide quality assurance...
  69. pmc Screening for serious mental illness in the general population with the K6 screening scale: results from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) survey initiative
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:4-22. 2010
    ..83; range 0.76-0.89; inter-quartile range 0.81-0.85). Based on this result, optimal scaling rules are presented for use by investigators working with the K6 scale in the countries studied...
  70. pmc Improving the K6 short scale to predict serious emotional disturbance in adolescents in the USA
    Jennifer Greif Green
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:23-35. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi Failure and delay in initial treatment contact after first onset of mental disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Philip S Wang
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:603-13. 2005
    ..An understudied crucial step in the help-seeking process is making prompt initial contact with a treatment provider after first onset of a mental disorder...
  72. pmc The global burden of anxiety and mood disorders: putting the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD) findings into perspective
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:10-9. 2007
    ..Elaborations that feature such distinctions have the potential to substantially increase the relevance of the ESEMeD findings for European health care policy...
  73. ncbi The prevalence and effects of adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder on work performance in a nationally representative sample of workers
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:565-72. 2005
    ..The prevalence and workplace consequences of adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are unknown...
  74. pmc National comorbidity survey replication adolescent supplement (NCS-A): III. Concordance of DSM-IV/CIDI diagnoses with clinical reassessments
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:386-99. 2009
    ..0 in the U.S. National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A)...
  75. pmc Recovery from PTSD following Hurricane Katrina
    Katie A McLaughlin
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Depress Anxiety 28:439-46. 2011
    ..We examined patterns and correlates of speed of recovery of estimated posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among people who developed PTSD in the wake of Hurricane Katrina...
  76. ncbi Rethinking the duration requirement for generalized anxiety disorder: evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychol Med 35:1073-82. 2005
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  77. doi The descriptive epidemiology of commonly occurring mental disorders in the United States
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:115-29. 2008
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    Eric Q Wu
    Analysis Group, Inc, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:1122-9. 2005
    ..This study quantifies excess annual costs associated with schizophrenia patients in the United States in 2002 from a societal perspective...