A one year prevalence study of schizophrenia on Reunion Island.

@article{Jay1997AOY,
  title={A one year prevalence study of schizophrenia on Reunion Island.},
  author={M. Hendricks Jay and Philip Gorwood and Josu{\'e} Feingold and Marion Leboyer},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          284-8
        }
}
Review of geographical comparisons of the prevalence of schizophrenic disorders found a ten-fold range difference between geographical contiguous groups, with high and low prevalence pockets. We performed a 1-year prevalence study of schizophrenia in a limited area of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, and analysed the prevalence variability in contiguous regions of this area. We found one of the highest reported age-corrected (above 15 years) 1-year prevalence of schizophrenia (14.9 per… CONTINUE READING
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