Is age of onset in schizophrenia influenced by marital status?

@article{RiecherRssler1992IsAO,
  title={Is age of onset in schizophrenia influenced by marital status?},
  author={Anita Riecher-R{\"o}ssler and Brigitte F{\"a}tkenheuer and Walter L{\"o}ffler and Kurt Maurer and Heinz Haefner},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={27},
  pages={122-128}
}
Schizophrenia is a disease characterized by a distinctly higher age at onset and at first admission in females than in males. In a systematic study on gender differences in schizophrenia we have confirmed this finding using different sets of data, in particular through the examination of a large and representative sample of first-admitted patients. The question addressed in this paper is whether marital status influences this sex-specific age difference. Assuming that marriage or a stable… CONTINUE READING

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