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CMIPM12
Took prescription meds for mental disorder, past 12 months

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Description

For persons who had schizophrenia, paranoid or delusional disorder, manic episodes or manic depression, major depression, severe personality disorder, Alzheimer's or other senile disorder, or other serious mental or emotional disorder in the past 12 months, who had ever seen a health professional about this disorder, CMIPM12 indicates if the person took any prescription medication for his or her disorder(s) in the past 12 months.

CMIPM12 is part of the Mental Health Supplement in 1989 that collects information on the amount and distribution of illness, its effects in terms of disability and chronic impairments, and the kinds of services people receive. For more information about this supplement and other related variables, please use the IHIS search function and drop-down menus.

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  • 1989: Persons who had schizophrenia, paranoid or delusional disorder, manic episodes or manic depression, major depression, severe personality disorder, Alzheimer's or other senile disorder, or other serious mental or emotional disorder in the past 12 months, who had ever seen a mental health professional or other health professional about this disorder.

Availability

  • 1989

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