Increased incidence of psychotic disorders in migrants from the Caribbean to the United Kingdom.

@article{Harrison1997IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of psychotic disorders in migrants from the Caribbean to the United Kingdom.},
  author={Glynn Harrison and Cristine Glazebrook and John Brewin and Roch Cantwell and T Dalkin and Ray Fox and Peter Jones and Ian Medley},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={799-806}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have replicated the finding of increased incidence of schizophrenia and related psychoses in first and second generation migrants from the Caribbean. The finding has remained consistent in studies employing different methods, but concern has been expressed about indirect methods of calculating the population at risk. This study aims to overcome these short-comings. METHOD A further prospective study was undertaken in Nottingham assembling an inception cohort of… CONTINUE READING

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