Lack of gender differences in familial schizophrenia

  title={Lack of gender differences in familial schizophrenia},
  author={Bernadette Murphy and John Burke and J C Bray and Dermot Walsh and Kenneth S. Kendler},
Objective: Gender appears to have a significant impact on the prevalence, age at onset, symptoms and outcome of schizophrenia. This study examines gender effects in a population of familial schizophrenic patients in Ireland. Method: Families with two or more siblings suffering from schizophrenia, as defined by DSM-III-R were ascertained in Ireland. The final sample comprised 169 siblings from 80 families. Siblings were interviewed using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R (SCID… CONTINUE READING

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