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DSM staff profile

Professor Kate Scott

PositionHead of Department; Head of Behavioural Science
DepartmentDepartment of Psychological Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsPhD(Cambridge) MA(Appl) Clin Psyc(Victoria)
Research summaryPsychiatric epidemiology; mental-physical comorbidity; health psychology
Memberships
  • Member, University of Otago Human Ethics Committee (Health)
  • Executive Committee Member, WHO World Mental Health Surveys Initiative
  • Chair and Member, Health Research Council Science Assessing Committees

Research

Kate Scott is a psychiatric epidemiologist and senior investigator in the World Health Organization’s World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys Initiative, a coordinated series of household epidemiologic surveys of mental disorders in over 30 countries around the world. Her interests are in cross-national psychiatric epidemiology, the inter-relationship between mental and physical disorders, and gender differences in mental disorders. Her research has been funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand, the James Hume Bequest Fund and the NZ Lotteries Board.

Kate trained as a clinical psychologist at Victoria University. She worked as a clinician in adult mental health in the Wellington region for several years before being awarded a Rutherford Scholarship to undertake a doctorate in experimental psychopathology at Cambridge University.

Post-doctorate, she worked for the Ministry of Health as a senior analyst in the national health surveys program until her appointment as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine. During her time at the Wellington School of Medicine she also worked part time as a Senior Clinical Psychologist with medical patients in the Liaison Psychiatry Team at Wellington Hospital. In 2011 she was appointed Associate Professor and Head of Behavioural Science in the Department of Psychological Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, and promoted to Professor in 2014.

Publications

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Glantz, M. D., Sampson, N. A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., … Scott, K., … for the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). Association of cohort and individual substance use with risk of transitioning to drug use, drug use disorder, and remission from disorder: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys. JAMA Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0163

Roest, A. M., de Vries, Y. A., Lim, C. C. W., Wittchen, H.-U., Stein, D. J., Adamowski, T., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). A comparison of DSM-5 and DSM-IV agoraphobia in the World Mental Health Surveys. Depression & Anxiety. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/da.22885

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Glantz, M. D., Sampson, N. A., Scott, K., Lim, C. C. W., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). The epidemiology of drug use disorders cross-nationally: Findings from the WHO’s World Mental Health Surveys. International Journal of Drug Policy, 71, 103-112. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.03.002

de Vries, Y. A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Borges, G., Bruffaerts, R., Bunting, B., … Scott, K., … and on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). Childhood generalized specific phobia as an early marker of internalizing psychopathology across the lifespan: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. BMC Medicine, 17(1), 101. doi: 10.1186/s12916-019-1328-3

Howarth, A. M., Scott, K. M., & Swain, N. R. (2019). First-time fathers' perception of their childbirth experiences. Journal of Health Psychology, 24(7), 929-940. doi: 10.1177/1359105316687628

Authored Book - Other

Sarfati, D., & Scott, K. (1999). Taking the Pulse: the 1996/97 New Zealand Health Survey. Wellington: Ministry of Health.

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Edited Book - Research

Scott, K. M., de Jonge, P., Stein, D. J., & Kessler, R. C. (Eds.). (2018). Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 384p. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168

Von Korff, M. R., Scott, K. M., & Gureje, O. (Eds.). (2009). Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. New York: Cambridge University Press, 322p.

Oakley Browne, M. A., Wells, J. E., & Scott, K. M. (Eds.). (2006). Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 280p.

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Edited Book - Other

Oakley Browne, M. A., Wells, J. E., & Scott, K. M. (Eds.). (2006). Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey: Summary. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 18p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Stein, D. J., de Jonge, P., Scott, K. M., & Kessler, R. C. (2018). The cross-national epidemiology of mental disorders. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 3-8). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.002

Roest, A. M., de Jonge, P., Lim, C. C. W., Stein, D. J., Medina-Mora, M. E., & Scott, K. M. (2018). Agoraphobia. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 106-119). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.008

Scott, K. M., de Jonge, P., Stein, D. J., & Kessler, R. C. (2018). Introduction. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 1-2). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.001

de Jonge, P., Roest, A. M., Lim, C. C. W., Levinson, D., & Scott, K. M. (2018). Panic disorders and panic attacks. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 93-105). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.007

Scott, K. M., Stein, D. J., de Jonge, P., & Kessler, R. C. (2018). Discussion. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 324-336). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.022

Silove, D., He, Y., Piazza Ferrand, M., & Scott, K. M. (2018). Separation anxiety disorder. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 167-181). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.012

Scott, K. M., Lim, C. C. W., Al-Hamzawi, A., & Alonso, J. (2018). Intermittent explosive disorder. In K. M. Scott, P. de Jonge, D. J. Stein & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), Mental disorders around the world: Facts and figures from the WHO World Mental Health surveys. (pp. 182-194). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781316336168.013

Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Loera, G., Vigo, D., Talamantes, E., & Scott, K. (2017). The burden of comorbidity: Depressive and physical disorders. In N. L. Cohen (Ed.), Public health perspectives on depressive disorders. (pp. 67-88). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Scott, K. M. (2016). Prevention of CVD in depression. In B. T. Baune & P. J. Tully (Eds.), Cardiovascular diseases and depression: Treatment and prevention in psychocardiology. (pp. 509-517). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32480-7_27

Axinn, W. G., Scott, K. M., & Chardoul, S. A. (2016). Demography of mental health. In H. S. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mental health (Vol. 2). (2nd ed.) (pp. 18-25). Waltham, MA: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397045-9.00101-4

Scott, K. M. (2015). Co-morbidity of mental and physical conditions. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. (2nd ed.) (pp. 390-393). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.14147-9

Kessler, R. C., Scott, K. M., Shahly, V., & Zaslavsky, A. M. (2014). The big picture. In C. S. Richards & M. W. O'Hara (Eds.), Oxford handbook of depression and comorbidity. (pp. 599-614). Oxford University Press.

Scott, K. M., Wu, B., Saunders, K., Benjet, C., He, Y., Lépine, J.-P., … Von Korff, M. (2013). Early-onset mental disorders and their links to chronic physical conditions in adulthood. In J. Alonso, S. Chatterji & Y. He (Eds.), The burdens of mental disorders: Global perspectives from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 87-96). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, K. M., Chiu, W. T., Hwang, I., Borges, G., Florescu, S., Levinson, D., … Nock, M. K. (2012). Chronic physical conditions and the onset of suicidal behavior. In M. K. Nock, G. Borges & Y. Ono (Eds.), Suicide: Global perspectives from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 164-178). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, K. M. (2009). The association of age with depressive and anxiety disorders, by physical comorbidity status. In M. R. Von Korff, K. M. Scott & O. Gureje (Eds.), Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 84-94). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, K. M. (2009). The development of mental-physical comorbidity. In M. R. Von Korff, K. M. Scott & O. Gureje (Eds.), Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 97-107). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Stein, D. J., Scott, K. M., & Von Korff, M. R. (2009). Early child adversity and later hypertension. In M. R. Von Korff, K. M. Scott & O. Gureje (Eds.), Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 128-135). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, K. M. (2009). Psychosocial predictors of adult-onset asthma. In M. R. Von Korff, K. M. Scott & O. Gureje (Eds.), Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 108-119). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Scott, K. M. (2009). The joint association of mental and physical conditions with disability. In M. R. Von Korff, K. M. Scott & O. Gureje (Eds.), Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. (pp. 230-238). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Oakley-Browne, M. A., Wells, J. E., & Scott, K. M. (2008). Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. In R. C. Kessler & T. B. Üstün (Eds.), The WHO World Mental Health Surveys: Global perspectives on the epidemiology of mental disorders. (pp. 486-508). Cambridge University Press.

Wells, J. E., Oakley Browne, M. A., & Scott, K. M. (2006). Executive summary. In J. E. Wells, J. Baxter & D. Schaaf (Eds.), Substance use disorders in Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. (pp. xxi-xxviii). Wellington, New Zealand: Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand.

Scott, K. M. (2006). Disability. In M. A. Oakley Browne, J. E. Wells & K. M. Scott (Eds.), Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. (pp. 88-98). Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health.

Scott, K. M. (2006). Comorbidity. In M. A. Oakley Browne, J. E. Wells & K. M. Scott (Eds.), Te Rau Hinengaro: The New Zealand Mental Health Survey. (pp. 72-87). Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health.

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Journal - Research Article

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Glantz, M. D., Sampson, N. A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., … Scott, K., … for the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). Association of cohort and individual substance use with risk of transitioning to drug use, drug use disorder, and remission from disorder: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys. JAMA Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0163

Howarth, A. M., Scott, K. M., & Swain, N. R. (2019). First-time fathers' perception of their childbirth experiences. Journal of Health Psychology, 24(7), 929-940. doi: 10.1177/1359105316687628

de Vries, Y. A., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Borges, G., Bruffaerts, R., Bunting, B., … Scott, K., … and on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). Childhood generalized specific phobia as an early marker of internalizing psychopathology across the lifespan: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. BMC Medicine, 17(1), 101. doi: 10.1186/s12916-019-1328-3

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Glantz, M. D., Sampson, N. A., Scott, K., Lim, C. C. W., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). The epidemiology of drug use disorders cross-nationally: Findings from the WHO’s World Mental Health Surveys. International Journal of Drug Policy, 71, 103-112. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.03.002

Roest, A. M., de Vries, Y. A., Lim, C. C. W., Wittchen, H.-U., Stein, D. J., Adamowski, T., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). A comparison of DSM-5 and DSM-IV agoraphobia in the World Mental Health Surveys. Depression & Anxiety. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/da.22885

Rapsey, C. M., Scott, K. M., & Patterson, T. (2019). Childhood sexual abuse, poly-victimization and internalizing disorders across adulthood and older age: Findings from a 25-year longitudinal study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 244, 171-179. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.10.095

Glantz, M. D., Bharat, C., Degenhardt, L., Sampson, N. A., Scott, K. M., Lim, C. C. W., … Rapsey, C., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). The epidemiology of alcohol use disorders cross-nationally: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys. Addictive Behaviors. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.106128

Stokes, C. M., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., Atwoli, L., Cardoso, G., Chiu, W. T., … Rapsey, C., … Scott, K., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2019). Pre-marital predictors of marital violence in the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00127-019-01703-z

Barak, Y., Gray, A. R., Rapsey, C., & Scott, K. (2019). The Dunedin Dementia Risk Awareness Project: Pilot study in older adults. International Psychogeriatrics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/s1041610219000772

Axinn, W. G., Chardoul, S., Gatny, H., Ghimire, D. J., Smoller, J. W., Zhang, Y., & Scott, K. M. (2019). Using life history calendars to improve measurement of lifetime experience with mental disorders. Psychological Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/s0033291719000394

Plana-Ripoll, O., Pedersen, C. B., Holtz, Y., Benros, M. E., Dalsgaard, S., de Jonge, P., … Scott, K. M., … McGrath, J. J. (2019). Exploring comorbidity within mental disorders among a Danish national population. JAMA Psychiatry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.3658

de Jonge, P., Wardenaar, K. J., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., … Scott, K. (2018). The cross-national structure of mental disorders: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 48(12), 2073-2084. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717003610

Scott, K. M., Saha, S., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). Psychotic experiences and general medical conditions: A cross-national analysis based on 28 002 respondents from 16 countries in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 48(16), 2730-2739. doi: 10.1017/S0033291718000363

Alonso, J., Saha, S., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Benjet, C., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). The association between psychotic experiences and health-related quality of life: a cross-national analysis based on World Mental Health Surveys. Schizophrenia Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.04.044

de Jonge, P., Wardenaar, K. J., Hoenders, H. R., Evans-Lacko, S., Kovess-Masfety, V., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., … Scott, K., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). Complementary and alternative medicine contacts by persons with mental disorders in 25 countries: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. Epidemiology & Psychiatric Sciences, 27(6), 552-567. doi: 10.1017/S2045796017000774

Degenhardt, L., Bharat, C., Bruno, R., Glantz, M. D., Sampson, N. A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., … Scott, K., … Kessler, R. C. (2018). Concordance between the diagnostic guidelines for alcohol and cannabis use disorders in the draft ICD-11 and other classification systems: Analysis of data from the WHO's World Mental Health Surveys. Addiction. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/add.14482

Scott, K. M., Koenen, K. C., King, A., Petukhova, M. V., Alonso, J., Bromet, E. J., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with sexual assault among women in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 48(1), 155-167. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717001593

Rosellini, A. J., Liu, H., Petukhova, M. V., Sampson, N. A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). Recovery from DSM-IV post-traumatic stress disorder in the WHO World Mental Health surveys. Psychological Medicine, 48(3), 437-450. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717001817

Viana, M. C., Lim, C. C. W., Pereira, F. G., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Bruffaerts, R., … Scott, K. M. (2018). Prior mental disorders and subsequent onset of chronic back or neck pain: Findings from 19 countries. Journal of Pain, 19(2), 99-110. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.08.011

Evans-Lacko, S., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Benjet, C., Bruffaerts, R., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). Socio-economic variations in the mental health treatment gap for people with anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders: Results from the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) surveys. Psychological Medicine, 48(9), 1560-1571. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717003336

Barak, Y., Rapsey, C., Fridman, D., & Scott, K. (2018). The Dunedin Dementia Risk Awareness Project: A convenience sample of general practitioners. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1474), 27-34. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Kessler, R. C., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Bromet, E. J., Gureje, O., Karam, E. G., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2018). The associations of earlier trauma exposures and history of mental disorders with PTSD after subsequent traumas. Molecular Psychiatry, 23, 1-8. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.194

Kessler, R. C., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Benjet, C., Bromet, E. J., Cardoso, G., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 8(Suppl. 5). doi: 10.1080/20008198.2017.1353383

McGrath, J. J., Saha, S., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). Trauma and psychotic experiences: Transnational data from the World Mental Health Survey. British Journal of Psychiatry, 211(6), 373-380. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.117.205955

Stein, D. J., Scott, K. M., de Jonge, P., & Kessler, R. C. (2017). Epidemiology of anxiety disorders: From surveys to nosology and back. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 19(2), 127-136.

Ruscio, A. M., Hallion, L. S., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., … Scott, K. M. (2017). Cross-sectional comparison of the epidemiology of DSM-5 Generalized Anxiety Disorder across the globe. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(5), 465-475. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0056

Navarro-Mateu, F., Alonso, J., Lim, C. C. W., Saha, S., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., … Scott, K. M., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). The association between psychotic experiences and disability: Results from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 136(1), 74-84. doi: 10.1111/acps.12749

Koenen, K. C., Ratanatharathorn, A., Ng, L., McLaughlin, K. A., Bromet, E. J., Stein, D. J., … Scott, K., … on behalf of the WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). Posttraumatic stress disorder in the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 47(13), 2260-2274. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717000708

Degenhardt, L., Glantz, M., Evans-Lacko, S., Sadikova, E., Sampson, N., Thornicroft, G., … Scott, K., … on behalf of the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Surveys Collaborators. (2017). Estimating treatment coverage for people with substance use disorders: An analysis of data from the World Mental Health Surveys. World Psychiatry, 16(3), 299-307. doi: 10.1002/wps.20457

Howarth, A. M., Scott, K. M., & Swain, N. R. (2017). Skills-based childbirth preparation reduces stress for midwives. Midwifery, 50, 235-238. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2017.05.001

Roest, A. M., de Jonge, P., Lim, C. C. W., Stein, D. J., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., … Scott, K. M. (2017). Fear and distress disorders as predictors of heart disease: A temporal perspective. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 96, 67-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2017.03.015

Liu, H., Petukhova, M. V., Sampson, N. A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., … Scott, K. M., … for the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). Association of DSM-IV posttraumatic stress disorder with traumatic experience type and history in the World Health Organization World Mental Health surveys. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(3), 270-281. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.3783

Wardenaar, K. J., Lim, C. C. W., Al-Hamzawi, A. O., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., Benjet, C., … Scott, K. M., & de Jonge, P. (2017). The cross-national epidemiology of specific phobia in the World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 47(10), 1744-1760. doi: 10.1017/s0033291717000174

Stein, D. J., Lim, C. C. W., Roest, A. M., de Jonge, P., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., … Scott, K. M., and WHO World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). The cross-national epidemiology of social anxiety disorder: Data from the World Mental Health Survey Initiative. BMC Medicine, 15(1), 143. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0889-2

Bromet, E. J., Nock, M. K., Saha, S., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., … Scott, K. M., … for the World Health Organization World Mental Health Survey Collaborators. (2017). Association between psychotic experiences and subsequent suicidal thoughts and behaviors: A cross-national analysis from the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys. JAMA Psychiatry, 74(11), 1136-1144. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.2647

Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Loera, G., Geraghty, E. M., Ton, H., Lim, C. C. W., de Jonge, P., … Scott, K. M. (2016). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent onset of arthritis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 82, 11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.01.006

de Jonge, P., Roest, A. M., Lim, C. C. W., Florescu, S. E., Bromet, E. J., Stein, D. J., … Scott, K. M. (2016). Cross-national epidemiology of panic disorder and panic attacks in the world mental health surveys. Depression & Anxiety, 33, 1155-1177. doi: 10.1002/da.22572

Scott, K. M., Lim, C. C. W., Hwang, I., Adamowski, T., Al-Hamzawi, A., Bromet, E., … Kessler, R. C. (2016). The cross-national epidemiology of DSM-IV intermittent explosive disorder. Psychological Medicine, 46(15), 3161-3172. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716001859

Scott, K. M., Lim, C., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Bruffaerts, R., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2016). Association of mental disorders with subsequent chronic physical conditions: World Mental Health surveys from 17 countries. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(2), 150-158. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.2688

Benjet, C., Bromet, E., Karam, E. G., Kessler, R. C., McLaughlin, K. A., Ruscio, A. M., … Scott, K. M., … Koenen, K. C. (2016). The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: Results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium. Psychological Medicine, 46(2), 327-343. doi: 10.1017/S0033291715001981

Auerbach, R. P., Alonso, J., Axinn, W. G., Cuijpers, P., Ebert, D. D., Green, J. G., … Scott, K., … Bruffaerts, R. (2016). Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys. Psychological Medicine, 46, 2955-2970. doi: 10.1017/S0033291716001665

Silove, D., Alonso, J., Bromet, E., Gruber, M., Sampson, N., Scott, K., … Kessler, R. C. (2015). Pediatric-onset and adult-onset separation anxiety disorder across countries in the World Mental Health Survey. American Journal of Psychiatry, 172(7), 647-656. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2015.14091185

McLaughlin, K. A., Koenen, K. C., Friedman, M. J., Meron Ruscio, A., Karam, E. G., Shahly, V., … Scott, K. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2015). Subthreshold Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Biological Psychiatry, 77(4), 375-384. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.03.028

McGrath, J. J., Saha, S., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Bromet, E. J., Bruffaerts, R., … Lim, C. C. W., … Scott, K., … Kessler, R. C. (2015). Psychotic experiences in the general population: A cross-national analysis based on 31261 respondents from 18 countries. JAMA Psychiatry, 72(7), 697-705. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.0575

Bruffaerts, R., Demyttenaere, K., Kessler, R. C., Tachimori, H., Bunting, B., Hu, C., … Lim, C. C. W., … Scott, K. M. (2015). The associations between preexisting mental disorders and subsequent onset of chronic headaches: A worldwide epidemiologic perspective. Journal of Pain, 16(1), 42-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2014.10.002

Rapsey, C. M., Lim, C. C. W., Al-Hamzawi, A., Alonso, J., Bruffaerts, R., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., … Scott, K. M. (2015). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent COPD diagnosis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79(5), 333-339. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.08.005

Swain, N. R., Lim, C. C. W., Levinson, D., Fiestas, F., de Girolamo, G., Moskalewicz, J., … Scott, K. M. (2015). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent non-fatal, self-reported stroke. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79, 130-136. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.05.008

Axinn, W. G., Ghimire, D. J., Williams, N. E., & Scott, K. M. (2015). Associations between the social organization of communities and psychiatric disorders in rural Asia. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(10), 1537-1545. doi: 10.1007/s00127-015-1042-1

Wardenaar, K. J., van Loo, H. M., Cai, T., Fava, M., Gruber, M. J., Li, J., … Scott, K. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). The effects of co-morbidity in defining major depression subtypes associated with long-term course and severity. Psychological Medicine, 44(15), 3289-3302. doi: 10.1017/S0033291714000993

van Loo, H. M., Cai, T., Gruber, M. J., Li, J., de Jonge, P., Petukhova, M., … Scott, K. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). Major depressive disorder subtypes to predict long-term course. Depression & Anxiety, 31(9), 765-777. doi: 10.1002/da.22233

Baxter, A. J., Vos, T., Scott, K. M., Ferrari, A. J., & Whiteford, H. A. (2014). The global burden of anxiety disorders in 2010. Psychological Medicine, 44(11), 2363-2374. doi: 10.1017/s0033291713003243

de Jonge, P., Alonso, J., Stein, D. J., Kiejna, A., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Viana, M. C., … Lim, C. C. W., … Scott, K. M. (2014). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and diabetes mellitus: A role for impulse control disorders and depression. Diabetologia, 57(4), 699-709. doi: 10.1007/s00125-013-3157-9

Kessler, R. C., Rose, S., Koenen, K. C., Karam, E. G., Stang, P. E., Stein, D. J., … Scott, K., … Viana, M. C. (2014). How well can post-traumatic stress disorder be predicted from pre-trauma risk factors? An exploratory study in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. World Psychiatry, 13(3), 265-274. doi: 10.1002/wps.20150

Scott, K. M. (2014). Depression, anxiety and incident cardiometabolic diseases. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 27(4), 289-293. doi: 10.1097/YCO.0000000000000067

Baxter, A. J., Scott, K. M., Ferrari, A. J., Norman, R. E., Vos, T., & Whiteford, H. A. (2014). Challenging the myth of an "epidemic" of common mental disorders: Trends in the global prevalence of anxiety and depression between 1990 and 2010. Depression & Anxiety, 31(6), 506-516. doi: 10.1002/da.22230

Stein, D. J., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Bruffaerts, R., de Jonge, P., Liu, Z., … Lim, C. C. W., … Scott, K. M. (2014). Associations between mental disorders and subsequent onset of hypertension. General Hospital Psychiatry, 36(2), 142-149. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.11.002

Nakash, O., Levav, I., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Andrade, L. H., Angermeyer, M. C., … Scott, K. M. (2014). Comorbidity of common mental disorders with cancer and their treatment gap: Findings from the World Mental Health Surveys. Psycho-Oncology, 23(1), 40-51. doi: 10.1002/pon.3372

Baxter, A. J., Vos, T., Scott, K. M., Norman, R. E., Flaxman, A. D., Blore, J., & Whiteford, H. A. (2014). The regional distribution of anxiety disorders: Implications for the Global Burden of Disease Study, 2010. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 23(4), 422-438. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1444

Scott, K. M., Al-Hamzawi, A. O., Andrade, L. H., Borges, G., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., Fiestas, F., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). Associations between subjective social status and DSM-IV mental disorders: Results from the World Mental Health Surveys. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(12), 1400-1408. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.1337

Kessler, R. C., Shahly, V., Hudson, J. I., Supina, D., Berglund, P. A., Chiu, W. T., … Scott, K., & Xavier, M. (2014). A comparative analysis of role attainment and impairment in binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa: Results from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys. Epidemiology & Psychiatric Sciences, 23(1), 27-41. doi: 10.1017/S2045796013000516

Stein, D. J., McLaughlin, K. A., Koenen, K. C., Atwoli, L., Friedman, M. J., Hill, E. D., … Scott, K. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2014). DSM-5 AND ICD-11 definitions of posttraumatic stress disorder: Investigating "narrow" and "broad" approaches. Depression & Anxiety, 31(6), 494-505. doi: 10.1002/da.22279

Alonso, J., de Jonge, P., Lim, C. C. W., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Bruffaerts, R., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., … Scott, K. M. (2014). Association between mental disorders and subsequent adult onset asthma. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 59, 179-188. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.09.007

O'Neill, S., Posada-Villa, J., Medina-Mora, M. E., Al-Hamzawi, A. O., Piazza, M., Tachimori, H., … Scott, K. M. (2014). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent self-reported diagnosis of cancer. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 76(3), 207-212. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.12.012

Scott, K. M., Koenen, K. C., Aguilar-Gaxiola, S., Alonso, J., Angermeyer, M. C., Benjet, C., … Kessler, R. C. (2013). Associations between lifetime traumatic events and subsequent chronic physical conditions: A cross-national, cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e80573. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080573

Baxter, A. J., Scott, K. M., Vos, T., & Whiteford, H. A. (2013). Global prevalence of anxiety disorders: A systematic review and meta-regression. Psychological Medicine, 43(5), 897-910. doi: 10.1017/S003329171200147X

Baxter, A. J., Patton, G., Scott, K. M., Degenhardt, L., & Whiteford, H. A. (2013). Global epidemiology of mental disorders: What are we missing? PLoS ONE, 8(6), e65514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065514

Kovess-Masfety, V., Alonso, J., Angermeyer, M., Bromet, E., de Girolamo, G., de Jonge, P., … Scott, K. M., … Kessler, R. C. (2013). Irritable mood in adult major depressive disorder: Results form the world mental health surveys. Depression & Anxiety, 30(4), 395-406. doi: 10.1002/da.22033

Scott, K. M., Alonso, J., de Jonge, P., Viana, M. C., Liu, Z., O'Neill, S., … Kessler, R. C. (2013). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and onset of self-reported peptic ulcer in the World Mental Health Surveys. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 75(2), 121-127. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.04.007

Scott, K. M., de Jonge, P., Alonso, J., Viana, M. C., Liu, Z., O'Neill, S., … Kessler, R. C. (2013). Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent heart disease onset: Beyond depression. International Journal of Cardiology, 168(6), 5293-5299. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.08.012

Kessler, R. C., Berglund, P. A., Chiu, W. T., Deitz, A. C., Hudson, J. I., Shahly, V., … Scott, K., … Xavier, M. (2013). The prevalence and correlates of binge eating disorder in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys. Biological Psychiatry, 73(9), 904-914. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.11.020

Axinn, W. G., Ghimire, D. J., Williams, N. E., & Scott, K. M. (2013). Gender, traumatic events, and mental health disorders in a rural Asian setting. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 54(4), 444-461. doi: 10.1177/0022146513501518

Scott, K. M., Smith, D. A. R., & Ellis, P. M. (2012). A population study of childhood maltreatment and asthma diagnosis: Differential associations between child protection database versus retrospective self-reported data. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74(8), 817-823. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182648de4

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