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  title={Schizophrenia: manifestations, incidence and course in different cultures. A World Health Organization ten-country study.},
  author={Assen Jablensky and Norman Sartorius and G. Ernberg and Martha Anker and Ailsa E. Korten and John E. Cooper and Richard Day and A. Bertelsen},
  journal={Psychological medicine. Monograph supplement},
This monograph presents the findings of a WHO Collaborative Study on the Determinants of Outcome of Severe Mental Disorders (DOS). The study was designed to investigate further some of the findings of the WHO International Pilot Study of Schizophrenia (IPSS) which produced the unexpected finding that patients suffering from schizophrenia in the centres in developing countries appear to have a more favourable outcome at both two and five years follow-up than initially similar patients in centres… 
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