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Published: 06 July 2006

544 Pages | 5 halftones, 21 line illustrations, tables


ISBN: 9780195101812

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Psychiatric Epidemiology

Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn Bromet

  • The first authored textbook on psychiatric epidemiology in more than 30 years
  • Shows how researchers can use epidemiology to improve their biologic, genetic or psychosocial studies
  • Integrates epidemiology with genetic and biologic studies
  • Distills concepts of causal theory for investigating diseases
  • Demonstrates how psychiatric epidemiology contributes to other rapidly developing fields of epidemiology, such as social, life course and genetic epidemiology

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