The Hampstead Schizophrenia Survey 1991. I: Prevalence and service use comparisons in an inner London health authority, 1986-1991.

@article{Jeffreys1997TheHS,
  title={The Hampstead Schizophrenia Survey 1991. I: Prevalence and service use comparisons in an inner London health authority, 1986-1991.},
  author={S E Jeffreys and Charles Harvey and A. Scott McNaught and A S Quayle and Michael Bruce King and Alison S. Bird},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1997},
  volume={170},
  pages={
          301-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND A point prevalence study of schizophrenia was carried out in 1986 in the former Hampstead Health District using a key informant method to identify cases. The point prevalence of broadly defined schizophrenia was 4.7 per 1000. METHOD A repeat census of people with schizophrenia, using the same method, was carried out in 1991 and the point prevalence calculated. The accuracy of the census method was estimated. Contact with services, social and occupational activity, and medication… CONTINUE READING

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