Prenatal illness and subtypes of schizophrenia: the winter pregnancy phenomenon.

Abstract

Seasonality of birth patterns is examined among a sample of 801 patients with schizophrenia separated into Type I and Type II schizophrenia. Findings indicate that both groups of patients were in utero during the winter but during different trimesters. Patients with Type I schizophrenia were more likely to be in utero during the third trimester. Patients… (More)

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@article{Gallagher1999PrenatalIA, title={Prenatal illness and subtypes of schizophrenia: the winter pregnancy phenomenon.}, author={Bernard J Gallagher and J A Mcfalls and Brian J Jones and Anthony M Pisa}, journal={Journal of clinical psychology}, year={1999}, volume={55 7}, pages={915-22} }