Differences in age of first hospitalization for schizophrenia among immigrants and nonimmigrants in a national case registry.

@article{Rabinowitz2002DifferencesIA,
  title={Differences in age of first hospitalization for schizophrenia among immigrants and nonimmigrants in a national case registry.},
  author={Jonathan Rabinowitz and Shmuel Fennig},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          491-9
        }
}
While previous studies have found an increased incidence of schizophrenia in some immigrant groups, differences in age of onset in these groups has not been examined. The purpose of this study was to compare age of first hospitalization of (1) native-born people versus immigrants, (2) immigrants from different countries of origin, and (3) first generation immigrants versus second generation immigrants; and to reexamine gender differences in age of first hospitalization. Data were extracted on… CONTINUE READING

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