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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

The International Journal for Research in Social and Genetic Epidemiology and Mental Health Services


Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology OnlineFirst articles

28.09.2022 | COVID-19 | Original Paper

Pre-pandemic resilience to trauma and mental health outcomes during COVID-19

The stress-sensitization hypothesis posits that individuals who previously experienced major life stressors (e.g., traumas) may be particularly sensitive to adverse impacts of later stressors, with lower thresholds for developing subsequent …

26.09.2022 | Original Paper

The 5-year longitudinal diagnostic profile and health services utilization of patients treated with electroconvulsive therapy in Quebec: a population-based study

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective therapy for several psychiatric disorders, such as severe or treatment-resistant depression and treatment-resistant schizophrenia [ 2 – 4 ]. The main indication for ECT is depression in Western …

23.09.2022 | Review

The use of key social determinants of health variables in psychiatric research using routinely collected health data: a systematic analysis

Social disadvantage and discrimination (e.g., gender-based discrimination, racism) increase the risk for mental and substance use disorders, not receiving treatment for them, and experiencing severe negative outcomes related to them, including …

Open Access 19.09.2022 | Original Paper

Mental health services use and depressive symptom scores among gay and bisexual men in Canada

Increasing evidence indicates that gay and bisexual men (GBM) use mental health services (MHS) more frequently than heterosexual men [ 1 – 3 ]. This is despite the historical lack of a sexual-minority affirmative stance of many MHS providers and …

Open Access 19.09.2022 | Original Paper

Examination of the temporal sequence between social media use and well-being in a representative sample of adults

Given insufficient prospective evidence for relationships between social media use and well-being among adults, the present study examined the temporal sequence between social media use and psychological distress and life satisfaction, and …

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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology is intended to provide a medium for the prompt publication of scientific contributions concerned with all aspects of the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders - social, biological and genetic.

In addition, the journal has a particular focus on the effects of social conditions upon behaviour and the relationship between psychiatric disorders and the social environment. Contributions may be of a clinical nature provided they relate to social issues, or they may deal with specialised investigations in the fields of social psychology, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, health service research, health economies or public mental health.

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Volume 32/1997 - Volume 57/2022
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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