[Schizophrenia and age].

  title={[Schizophrenia and age].},
  author={Heinz Haefner and Kurt R. Maurer and Walter L{\"o}ffler and Anita Riecher-R{\"o}ssler},
  journal={Der Nervenarzt},
  volume={62 9},
The association of age with time of onset, symptomatology and early course of schizophrenia was studied on a large, representative sample of first-admitted patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia (nuclear and related diagnoses) from a total population of about 1.5 million by using a semi-structured interview (IRAOS) developed specifically for this purpose. As a result an age distribution differing between men and women was obtained when the appearance of the first sign of a mental… CONTINUE READING