The epidemiology of schizophrenia and other common mental health disorders in the English-speaking Caribbean.

@article{Hickling2005TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of schizophrenia and other common mental health disorders in the English-speaking Caribbean.},
  author={Frederick William Hickling},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 4-5},
  pages={256-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To report on the epidemiology of schizophrenia and other common mental health disorders in the English-speaking Caribbean. METHODS The MEDLINE, MEDCARIB and West Indiana electronic databases were searched with the phrases Caribbean AND psychiatry OR mental OR suicide, and items with specific reference to epidemiology were culled and reviewed. RESULTS The age-corrected incidence rate for schizophrenia per 10,000 is 2.09 in Jamaica, 2.2 per 1000 in Trinidad, and 2.92 in Barbados… CONTINUE READING
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