About the Authors

Cleusa P. Ferri, Mariella Guerra, Juan J. Llibre-Rodriguez, Ana Luisa Sosa, Martin J. Prince
King's College London Institute of Psychiatry, Section of Epidemiology, Health Service and Population Research Department, London, United Kingdom

Daisy Acosta
Internal Medicine Department, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Mariella Guerra
Department of Psychiatry, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Yueqin Huang, Zhaorui Liu
Peking University, Institute of Mental Health, Beijing, China

Juan J. Llibre-Rodriguez
Medical University of Havana, Havana, Cuba

Aquiles Salas
Medicine Department, Caracas University Hospital, Caracas, Venezuela

Aquiles Salas
Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

Ana Luisa Sosa
National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery of Mexico, Autonomous National University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Joseph D. Williams
Community Health Department, Voluntary Health Services, Chennai, India

Ciro Gaona
Clinica Loira, Caracas, Venezuela

Lisseth Noriega-Fernandez
Mental Health Community Centre of Marianao, Havana, Cuba

A. T. Jotheeswaran
Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad, India

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CPF MJP. Performed the experiments: CPF DA MG YH JJLR AS ALS JDW CG ZL LNF ATJ MJP. Analyzed the data: CPF MJP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CPF MJP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CPF DA MG YH JJLR AS ALS JDW CG ZL LNF ATJ MJP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CPF DA MG YH JJLR AS ALS JDW CG ZL LNF ATJ MJP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CPF DA MG YH JJLR AS ALS JDW CG ZL LNF ATJ MJP.