Neighbourhood variation in the incidence of psychotic disorders in Southeast London

@article{Kirkbride2007NeighbourhoodVI,
  title={Neighbourhood variation in the incidence of psychotic disorders in Southeast London},
  author={J. Kirkbride and P. Fearon and C. Morgan and P. Dazzan and K. Morgan and R. Murray and P. Jones},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42},
  pages={438-445}
}
  • J. Kirkbride, P. Fearon, +4 authors P. Jones
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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