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What is the prevalence rate?



A. A study that produces basic estimates of the rates of disorder in a general population and its subgroups
B. The quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations
C. The proportion of a population with a mental disorder at a given time
D. Considered a clinically significant behavioural or psychological syndrome experienced by a person and marked by distress, disability, or the risk of suffering disability or loss of freedom
E. None of the above
Asked by B.Isabellae, Last updated: May 15, 2018

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 08, 2016

The proportion of a population with a mental disorder at a given time-epidemiology is the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations (p. 4). descriptive epidemiology is the quantitative study of the distribution of mental disorders in human populations (p. 5). prevalence rate is the proportion of a population with a mental disorder at a given time (p. 6). mental illness is considered a clinically significant behavioural or psychological syndrome experienced by a person and marked by distress, disability, or the risk of suffering disability or loss of freedom (p. 2).
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