Migration and schizophrenia: meta-analysis and explanatory framework

  title={Migration and schizophrenia: meta-analysis and explanatory framework},
  author={Jonathan Henssler and Lasse Brandt and Martin M{\"u}ller and Shuyan Liu and Christian Montag and Philipp Sterzer and Andreas Heinz},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses suggest that there are increased rates of schizophrenia and related psychoses in first- and second-generation migrants and refugees. Here, we present a meta-analysis on the incidence of non-affective psychotic disorders among first- and second-generation migrants. We found substantial evidence for an increased relative risk of incidence among first- and second-generation migrants compared to the native population. As heterogeneity of included studies was… 

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