Mental disorders in megacities: findings from the São Paulo megacity mental health survey, Brazil.

World population growth is projected to be concentrated in megacities, with increases in social inequality and urbanization-associated stress. São Paulo Metropolitan Area (SPMA) provides a forewarning of the burden of mental disorders in urban settings in developing world. The aim of this study is t...

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Main Authors: Laura Helena Andrade, Yuan-Pang Wang, Solange Andreoni, Camila Magalhães Silveira, Clovis Alexandrino-Silva, Erica Rosanna Siu, Raphael Nishimura, James C Anthony, Wagner Farid Gattaz, Ronald C Kessler, Maria Carmen Viana
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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