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Coexistence of schizophrenia and epilepsy: record-linkage studies.

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For many years, there has been interest in a possible link between epilepsy and schizophrenia. A recent study found a strong, bidirectional link between the two conditions: people with one had a higher than average risk of having the other. Using two large data sets of hospital admission data, we investigated whether schizophrenia and epilepsy occur together in individuals more commonly than expected by chance. We undertook a retrospective cohort study using the Oxford Record Linkage Study (O...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Epilepsia
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
e71-e74
Publication date:
2012-04-05
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
URN:
uuid:54cd32d1-2be9-4dc4-b9dc-7e8302b34b6a
Source identifiers:
323511
Local pid:
pubs:323511

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