Comparison of Delusions among Schizophrenics in Austria and in Pakistan

@article{Stompe1999ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of Delusions among Schizophrenics in Austria and in Pakistan},
  author={Thomas Stompe and A. Friedman and G. Ortwein and Rainer Strobl and Haroon Rashid Chaudhry and Najma Najam and Mohammad Rashid Chaudhry},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={32},
  pages={225 - 234}
}
One of the central purposes of cross-cultural psychiatry is to scrutinize the sociocultural influences on the phenomenology of psychiatric diseases. On the other hand it is possible to lay bare a nucleus of symptoms, common to all cultures, which, independently of all influences, occupies a central position for an understanding of the disease considered. In this study an attempt was made to approach this problem by means of investigating the contents of delusion of schizophrenic patients in… Expand
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