Environmental factors in schizophrenia: the role of migrant studies.

@article{Fearon2006EnvironmentalFI,
  title={Environmental factors in schizophrenia: the role of migrant studies.},
  author={Paul Fearon and Craig Morgan},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={405-8}
}
There is now compelling evidence that migrant groups in several countries have an elevated risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Though the findings of earlier studies were greeted with skepticism, and ascribed by some to have methodological shortcomings and diagnostic biases, the more rigorous recent studies, from a variety of countries, have still found markedly increased incidence rates. While this phenomenon is an important health issue in its own right… CONTINUE READING
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