Psychiatric disorders and social characteristics among second-generation Moroccan migrants in Belgium: an age-and gender-controlled study conducted in a psychiatric emergency department.

@article{Fossion2002PsychiatricDA,
  title={Psychiatric disorders and social characteristics among second-generation Moroccan migrants in Belgium: an age-and gender-controlled study conducted in a psychiatric emergency department.},
  author={Pierre Fossion and Y Ledoux and Francisco Valente and Laurent Servais and Luc Staner and Isidore Pelc and Pierre Minner},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={443-50}
}
PURPOSE Clinically, one of the most consistent clinical findings among migrant patients is an increase in the rate of psychosis. The aim of the present study was to confirm this finding in Belgium by comparing second-generation Moroccan migrant patients with Belgian patients, matched for the variables of age and gender. SUBJECTS AND METHOD We conducted a cross-sectional survey on 272 patients admitted in a psychiatric emergency unit during the year 1998. We used univariate and multivariate… CONTINUE READING

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