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The rich information provided by the study once again supported the notion that services were inadequate relative to need; under 20% of respondents with recent mental disorders accessed services in the year prior to study participation (Robins and Regier 1991; Regier et al. 1993). However, because the samples in the ECA were not collected to be nationally representative, there was an imperative to address epidemiologic gaps regarding the prevalence and distribution of psychiatric disorders in the United States.
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