A polydiagnostic approach to the differences in the symptoms of schizophrenia in different cultural and ethnic populations.

@article{Maslowski1998APA,
  title={A polydiagnostic approach to the differences in the symptoms of schizophrenia in different cultural and ethnic populations.},
  author={J Maslowski and D Jansen van Rensburg and N Mthoko},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={41-6}
}
This study evaluates the pathoplastic influences of ethnicity and culture on the symptoms of schizophrenia. A sample of 113 schizophrenics was evaluated using the Present State Examination (PSE) and Landmark's Manual for the Assessment of Schizophrenia. The subjects were 57 coloured and 56 black individuals. Six different tribes of Bantu, Negroid and… CONTINUE READING