Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 479–496 | Cite as

Adult psychiatric epidemiology in China in the 80s

  • Peter Cheung


This paper presents the prevalence rates of the main adult psychiatric disorders as determined by seven community surveys conducted in China in the 1980s. The prevalence rates are compared with previous findings in China and those from Taiwan and the West.


Psychiatric Disorder Prevalence Rate Community Survey Psychiatric Epidemiology Adult Psychiatric Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Cheung
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychological Medicine Dunedin HospitalNew Zealand

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