Schizophrenia and the city: A review of literature and prospective study of psychosis and urbanicity in Ireland.

@article{Kelly2010SchizophreniaAT,
  title={Schizophrenia and the city: A review of literature and prospective study of psychosis and urbanicity in Ireland.},
  author={Brendan Desmond Kelly and Eadbhard O'Callaghan and John L Waddington and Larkin Feeney and Stephen Browne and Paul J. Scully and Mary Clarke and John F. Quinn and Orflaith McTigue and M. Granger. Morgan and Anthony L Kinsella and Conall Larkin},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={75-89}
}
Urbanicity has been repeatedly associated with increased incidence of schizophrenia. This article (a) presents results of a prospective study of urbanicity and schizophrenia in Ireland and (b) reviews the literature relating to urbanicity and schizophrenia. We prospectively compared incidence of schizophrenia and other psychoses in urban and rural catchment areas (over 4years and 7years, respectively) using face-to-face, DSM-III-R diagnostic interviews. Incidence of schizophrenia in males was… CONTINUE READING