Northern Ireland Study of Health and Stress
|Institution||University of Ulster|
|Street Address||College Avenue|
- United Kingdom
Public Health Agency for Northern Ireland, Research and Development Office
- Neurodegenerative disease in general
To establish the prevalence and correlates of mental health using DSM and ICD criteria.
Unique within Northern Ireland, but linked to similar datasets in other countries.
1. Ferry, F., Bolton, D., Bunting, B., Devine, B., McCann, S. & Murphy, S. (2008). Trauma, Health and Conflict in Northern Ireland. ISBN 978-1-85923-228-6.
2. Kessler et al (in press). Treated and untreated prevalence of mental disorders: Results from the World Health Organization World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys. Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health and edited by Professor Graham Thornicroft, Professor George Szmukler, Dr Kim Mueser, and Dr Robert Drake. Oxford Press.
Prevalence, severity, comorbidity, age-of-onset, service use, failure and delays in treatment and dropout from treatment services, based on 30 days, 12 months, and lifetime.
|Age in years from:||18+ years|
|To (‘until death’ if applicable):|
Individuals living in the community
- 1,000 – 5,000 participants
DSM and ICD criteria as evaluated using the CIDI.
- Cross sectional survey
One hundred percent of those who sceened for a condition were included in the long form of the interview, as were 50% of those meeting a ‘subthreshold’ core disorder, and 25% of the remaining sample.
- Closed to new patients
- Yes – funding applied for
- Only through the study
- Yes (participants have given permission to be re-contacted via the PIs to ask if they would participate in further studies)
|Data summarised in database||Yes|
|Database is web-based|
|Database on spreadsheet||Yes|
|Database is on paper|
|Data held as individual records||Yes|
|Data is web-based|
|Data held on computer based records||Yes|
|Data held on cards|
- Access through collaboration with PI only
- No requirement to make data publicly available