In a recent Editorial in JAMA Psychiatry, Paulus1 called for a greater focus on evidence-based pragmatic psychiatry (EPP).1 Broadly defined, EPP foregrounds the needs of stakeholders and focuses on tractable research questions that are likely to result in beneficial pragmatic outcomes. Paulus has asked that we explore this topic from the perspective of psychiatric epidemiology.
McGrath JJ, Mortensen PB, Whiteford HA. Pragmatic Psychiatric Epidemiology—If You Can’t Count It, It Won’t Count. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018;75(2):111–112. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.4184
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