The prevalence and correlates of hallucinations in a general population sample: findings from the South African Stress and Health Study.

@article{Temmingh2011ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and correlates of hallucinations in a general population sample: findings from the South African Stress and Health Study.},
  author={Henk S. Temmingh and Dan J. Stein and Soraya Seedat and David R. Williams},
  journal={African journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          211-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Large epidemiological surveys conducted in the developed world have found rates of psychotic symptoms in the general population to be as high as 10-28%. However, there are few data available from developing countries, including African countries, on the prevalence and correlates of psychotic symptoms. This study investigates the prevalence and correlates of psychotic symptoms (ie hallucinations) in a general population sample of South African adults. METHOD As part of the South… CONTINUE READING

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