About the Authors

Louisa Degenhardt

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: l.degenhardt@unsw.edu.au

Affiliation National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Wai-Tat Chiu

Affiliation Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nancy Sampson

Affiliation Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ronald C Kessler

Affiliation Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

James C Anthony

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Matthias Angermeyer

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Ronny Bruffaerts

Affiliation Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

Giovanni de Girolamo

Affiliation Health Care Research Agency, Bologna, Italy

Oye Gureje

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

Yueqin Huang

Affiliation Institute of Mental Health, Peking University, Beijing, China

Aimee Karam

Affiliation Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Beirut, Lebanon

Stanislav Kostyuchenko

Affiliation Ukrainian Psychiatric Association, Kiev, Ukraine

Jean Pierre Lepine

Affiliation Hospital Fernand Widal, Paris, France

Maria Elena Medina Mora

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Psychiatry, Mexico City, Mexico

Yehuda Neumark

Affiliation Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University-Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel

J. Hans Ormel

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Alejandra Pinto-Meza

Affiliation Sant Joan de Déu- Serveis du Salud Mental (SSM), Barcelona, Spain

José Posada-Villa

Affiliation Saldarriaga Concha Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

Dan J Stein

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Tadashi Takeshima

Affiliation National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan

J. Elisabeth Wells

Affiliation Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Science, Christchurch, New Zealand

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RCK, JCA, GdG, AK, JPL, JHO, and DJS designed the experiments/the study. LD, W-TC, NS, RCK, MA, RB, GdG, OG, AK, SK, JPL, MEMM, YN, JHO, JP-V, DJS, and JEW collected data or did experiments for the study. W-TC, RCK, JCA, GdG, YH, AK, and MEMM analysed the data. RCK, MA, RB, GdG, AK, JPL, and JHO enrolled patients. LD wrote the first draft of the paper. LD, W-TC, RCK, JCA, MA, RB, GdG, OG, YH, AK, SK, JPL, MEMM, YN, JHO, AP-M, JP-V, and JEW contributed to writing the paper.