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Cross-national differences in the frequency and outcome of schizophrenia: a comparison of five hypotheses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1439999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Measures of morbid risk for schizophrenia derived from the WHO Determinants of Outcome of Severe Mental Disorders Study showed large correlations with the following: an occupational index, a measure of urbanicity, geographical and climatic variables, a dietary measure, and the infant mortality rate. The same variables were also correlated with a measure of outcome derived from the International Pilot Study of Schizophrenia. Nearly all of the correlations were significant. The postulated "explanatory" variables were themselves highly intercorrelated.
S Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0933-7954     ISO Abbreviation:  Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-09     Completed Date:  1992-12-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804358     Medline TA:  Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cross-Cultural Comparison*
Follow-Up Studies
Risk Factors
Schizophrenia / epidemiology*,  etiology,  rehabilitation
Schizophrenic Psychology*
Social Environment

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