Neighbourhood variation in the incidence of psychotic disorders in Southeast London

  title={Neighbourhood variation in the incidence of psychotic disorders in Southeast London},
  author={James Bowes Kirkbride and Paul V. Fearon and Craig Morgan and Paola Dazzan and Kevin D Morgan and Robin M. Murray and Peter B. Jones},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
BackgroundUrbanicity is a risk factor for schizophrenia, but it is unclear whether this risk is homogenous across urban areas.AimsTo determine whether the incidence of psychotic disorders varied within an urban area, beyond variation attributable to individual-level characteristics.MethodsAll incident cases of ICD-10 psychoses from a large, 2-year, epidemiological study of first-episode psychoses in Southeast London were identified. Incidence rates for 33 wards were standardised for age, sex… 
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