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Comparison of prevalence of schizophrenia among residents of hostels for homeless people in 1966 and 1992.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the prevalence of schizophrenia among the homeless population of Edinburgh resident in hostels has changed between 1966 and 1992. DESIGN: Comparison of two cross sectional surveys. SETTINGS: Hostels for homeless people in Edinburgh. SUBJECTS: In 1966 a random sample of 98 residents of three common lodging houses. In 1992 a random sample of 198 residents of nine hostels. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Prevalence of schizophrenia. RESULTS: The prevalence of schizophrenia ...

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10.1136/bmj.308.6932.816

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
308
Issue:
6932
Pages:
816-819
Publication date:
1994-03-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:b7c2c930-9559-41cb-a9fa-36da12799099
Source identifiers:
165233
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pubs:165233

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