Category: Research & Case Studies

  • Gender and Mental Health
    • This paper discusses the impact gender has upon nature of mental health problems suffered, health-seeking behavior, and society as a whole. PDF format.
  • Gender Differences in the Epidemiology of Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia
    • The aim of this work is to report the main epidemiologic findings on gender differences in affective disorders and schizophrenia. In addition, methodologic difficulties that might bias research finding and be artifactual determinants of gender issues are discussed. Finally, the main factors that can best explain the gender differences in affective disorders and schizophrenia will be outlined as suggested by different theoretical approaches. PDF format.
  • Mental Health Research Findings
    • This program brief presents findings from a cross-section of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-supported extramural and intramural research projects on mental health, which were published between 2007 and 2009. PDF format.
  • Once You Enter, You Never Leave: Deinstitutionalization of Persons with Intellectual or Mental Disabilities in Croatia
    • This report documents the plight of the more than 9,000 persons with intellectual or mental disabilities living in institutions in Croatia and the lack of community-based programs for housing and support. PDF Format.