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1.3 Overview of the report

In the brief overview of the relevant existing published output from the OPCS national household psychiatric survey set out above, it is apparent that further work is needed for three main purposes, aiming to:

· incorporate the functional impact or disability dimension of neurotic disorder as a supplement to diagnostic information derived from the CIS-R;

· quantify the strength of associations between the social position markers and the disorders with or without disability;

· explore the inter-relationship or independence of markers associated with neurotic disorder, using a series of statistical models.