The sex ratio of offspring born to state hospitalized schizophrenic women.

@article{Shearer1967TheSR,
  title={The sex ratio of offspring born to state hospitalized schizophrenic women.},
  author={M L Shearer and Rowena Davidson and Stuart Newstead Max Cameroh Sandra Gantzer Caroline Finch},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={1967},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={349-50}
}
IN THE process of conducting a broad range exploratory study of children born to women in state psychiatric hospitals, our data showed there were 343 babies born to schizophrenic women patients in Michigan’s six state hospitals between 1925 and 1964. It was somewhat surprising to find that of these, 148 were male and 186 were female. There were nine whose sex was unrecorded and could not be learned at the time of our study. However, when the date of onset of schizophrenic symptoms of the… CONTINUE READING
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