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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine H-index 300 Citations 424,563 1,063 World Ranking 4 National Ranking 4

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2008 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1998 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1997 - Rema Lapouse Award, American Public Health Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Psychiatry
  • Internal medicine
  • Mental health

Ronald C. Kessler focuses on Psychiatry, National Comorbidity Survey, Comorbidity, Mental health and Clinical psychology. His research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Epidemiology and Psychiatry. His study in National Comorbidity Survey is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Odds ratio, Context and Substance abuse.

His study looks at the intersection of Comorbidity and topics like Risk factor with Developmental psychology. His research integrates issues of Psychological intervention, Gerontology and Public health in his study of Mental health. His studies deal with areas such as World Health Organisation Composite International Diagnostic Interview, Alcohol abuse and Major depressive episode as well as Clinical psychology.

His most cited work include:

  • Lifetime Prevalence and Age-of-Onset Distributions of DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (12948 citations)
  • Lifetime and 12-Month Prevalence of DSM-III-R Psychiatric Disorders in the United States: Results From the National Comorbidity Survey (10832 citations)
  • Prevalence, Severity, and Comorbidity of 12-Month DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (8706 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Ronald C. Kessler mainly focuses on Psychiatry, Mental health, Clinical psychology, Comorbidity and National Comorbidity Survey. His work in Psychiatry tackles topics such as Epidemiology which are related to areas like Gerontology. His work in the fields of CIDI overlaps with other areas such as Suicide prevention.

With his scientific publications, his incorporates both Clinical psychology and Injury prevention. Ronald C. Kessler has researched Comorbidity in several fields, including Cross-sectional study, Generalized anxiety disorder, Bipolar disorder and Age of onset. His work carried out in the field of Anxiety brings together such families of science as Substance abuse and Mood.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Psychiatry (50.54%)
  • Mental health (32.16%)
  • Clinical psychology (25.96%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Mental health (32.16%)
  • Psychiatry (50.54%)
  • Clinical psychology (25.96%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Ronald C. Kessler mostly deals with Mental health, Psychiatry, Clinical psychology, Demography and Suicide prevention. His Mental health research integrates issues from Odds, Comorbidity, Epidemiology and Anxiety. His work in Psychiatry is not limited to one particular discipline; it also encompasses Logistic regression.

The Clinical psychology study combines topics in areas such as Major depressive disorder, Prospective cohort study, Young adult and Psychological intervention. His Psychological intervention research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Intervention and Randomized controlled trial. Ronald C. Kessler focuses mostly in the field of Suicide prevention, narrowing it down to topics relating to Injury prevention and, in certain cases, Human factors and ergonomics.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The epidemiology of traumatic event exposure worldwide: results from the World Mental Health Survey Consortium. (349 citations)
  • Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys (317 citations)
  • WHO World Mental Health Surveys International College Student Project: Prevalence and distribution of mental disorders. (300 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental health

His primary scientific interests are in Psychiatry, Mental health, Clinical psychology, Anxiety and Depression. He combines subjects such as Young adult and Logistic regression with his study of Psychiatry. His Mental health study incorporates themes from Odds ratio, Age of onset, Epidemiology and Comorbidity.

His Clinical psychology research includes themes of Major depressive disorder, Odds, Intervention and Alcohol dependence. He interconnects Psychological intervention and Mood in the investigation of issues within Anxiety. His Prevalence of mental disorders study combines topics in areas such as Psychiatric epidemiology, National Comorbidity Survey and Mood disorders.

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Top Publications

Lifetime Prevalence and Age-of-Onset Distributions of DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication

Ronald C. Kessler;Patricia Berglund;Olga Demler;Robert Jin.
Archives of General Psychiatry (2005)

20546 Citations

Lifetime and 12-Month Prevalence of DSM-III-R Psychiatric Disorders in the United States: Results From the National Comorbidity Survey

Ronald C. Kessler;Katherine A. McGonagle;Shanyang Zhao;Christopher B. Nelson.
Archives of General Psychiatry (1994)

18036 Citations

Prevalence, Severity, and Comorbidity of 12-Month DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication

Ronald C. Kessler;Wai Tat Chiu;Olga Demler;Ellen E. Walters.
Archives of General Psychiatry (2005)

14231 Citations

Posttraumatic stress disorder in the National Comorbidity Survey.

Ronald C. Kessler;Amanda Sonnega;Evelyn Bromet;Michael Hughes.
Archives of General Psychiatry (1995)

13971 Citations

Trends in Alternative Medicine Use in the United States, 1990-1997 Results of a Follow-up National Survey

David M. Eisenberg;Roger B. Davis;Susan L. Ettner;Scott Appel.
JAMA (1998)

9693 Citations

The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R).

Ronald C. Kessler;Patricia Berglund;Olga Demler;Robert Jin.
JAMA (2003)

9177 Citations

Short screening scales to monitor population prevalences and trends in non-specific psychological distress.

R C Kessler;G Andrews;L J Colpe;E Hiripi.
Psychological Medicine (2002)

7151 Citations

Unconventional medicine in the United States. Prevalence, costs, and patterns of use

David M. Eisenberg;Ronald C. Kessler;Cindy Foster;Frances E. Norlock.
The New England Journal of Medicine (1993)

6415 Citations

The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication

James I. Hudson;Eva Hiripi;Harrison G. Pope;Ronald C. Kessler.
Biological Psychiatry (2007)

5337 Citations

The prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD in the United States: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication.

Ronald C. Kessler;Lenard Adler;Russell Barkley;Joseph Biederman.
American Journal of Psychiatry (2006)

4235 Citations

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