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={B. Kelly and E. O’Callaghan and J. Waddington and L. Feeney and S. Browne and P. Scully and M. Clarke and J. Quinn and Orflaith McTigue and M. G. Morgan and A. Kinsella and C. Larkin},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={116},
  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… Expand
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