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Unformatted text preview: • Prevalence : in a population, the proportion of active cases of a disorder that can be identified at a given point in, or during a given period of time • Point prevalence : the number of cases of a specific condition or disorder that can be found in a population at one given point in time • 1-year prevalence : amount of people that suffered from the disorder in the year • lifetime prevalence : the proportion of living persons in a population who have ever had a disorder up to the time of the epidemiological assessment • comorbidity : occurrence of two or more identified disorders in the same psychologically disordered individual 20:34 20:34...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course PSYCH 270 taught by Professor Chang during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '07
- Abnormal Psychology