Epidemiology of Schizophrenia

@article{Hfner1997EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of Schizophrenia},
  author={Heinz H{\"a}fner and Wolfram an der Heiden},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={42},
  pages={139 - 151}
}
Objective: To characterize the epidemiology of schizophrenia. Method: Narrative literature review. Results: Each year 1 in 10 000 adults (12 to 60 years of age) develops schizophrenia. Based on a restrictive and precise definition of the diagnosis and using standardized assessment methods and large, representative populations, the incidence rates appear stable across countries and cultures and over time, at least for the last 50 years. Schizophrenic patients are not born into ecological and… Expand
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