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Psychiatric Disorders Across the Life Span: A Unitary Psychopathology Factor Best Fits the Data

Lunes, Marzo 1, 2021

A 45-year longitudinal study shows that mental illness is astonishingly common and that it’s better to be a “lumper” than a “splitter” when thinking diagnostically.
Cross-sectional epidemiological surveys have documented high rates of lifetime psychiatric disorders (about 40%–50%) and substantial comorbidity,