Where are the women in first-episode studies of schizophrenia?

@article{Iacono1992WhereAT,
  title={Where are the women in first-episode studies of schizophrenia?},
  author={William G. Iacono and Morton Beiser},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={1992},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          471-80
        }
}
Almost all investigations of first-episode schizophrenia uncover more male than female subjects. Two possible explanations for this observation are (1) first-episode investigations suffer more or less consistent methodologic biases or (2) the incidence of schizophrenia is higher in men than in women. Data from the markers and predictors of schizophrenia (MAP) project, a community-based first-episode study, permitted an investigation of the two alternatives. The results suggest that neither… CONTINUE READING

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