Schizophrenia in homeless persons: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Folsom2002SchizophreniaIH,
  title={Schizophrenia in homeless persons: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={David Folsom and DilipV. Jeste},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={105 6},
  pages={
          404-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This article systematically reviews studies of prevalence of schizophrenia in homeless persons. METHOD Medline and PsychInfo were searched using the key words: homeless person, mental illness, psychosis, and schizophrenia. The bibliographies of identified articles were also reviewed. RESULTS Study designs varied considerably. The rate of schizophrenia in homeless persons reported in the 33 published reports, representing eight different countries, ranged from 2 to 45%. In the 10… CONTINUE READING
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