Lower incidence and increased male:female ratio in schizophrenia.

@article{Nicole1992LowerIA,
  title={Lower incidence and increased male:female ratio in schizophrenia.},
  author={L M Nicole and Alain D. Lesage and Pierre Lalonde},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1992},
  volume={161},
  pages={
          556-7
        }
}
Patients with an ICD-9 diagnosis of psychotic disorder were assessed for DSM-III-R schizophrenia. Rates of schizophrenia were found to be higher in males (39.8 per 100,000) than females (22.4 per 100,000). The DSM-III-R incidence supports recent studies which suggest a decrease in rates of schizophrenia across time, and also suggests that men suffer from both more schizophrenia and a more severe form of the disease. 

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