Sampling biases in studies of gender and schizophrenia.

@article{Walker1993SamplingBI,
  title={Sampling biases in studies of gender and schizophrenia.},
  author={Elaine F. Walker and Richard R. J. Lewine},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={1993},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          1-7; discussion 9-14
        }
}
Gender differences in schizophrenia are of great interest to researchers, and some have recently concluded that female patients suffer from a more benign form of the illness. However, the research findings do not support this conclusion consistently, and some reports suggest greater impairment in female patients. In this article, we discuss the potential effects of sampling biases on the findings from studies that compare male and female patients. More specifically, we assume that females do… 

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