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Schizophrenic subjects with no history of admission to hospital.

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It has often been assumed that all subjects with schizophrenia will eventually be admitted to hospital and therefore little bias is introduced by restricting research to hospitalized subjects. Using the Lothian Psychiatric Case Register, 66 subjects were identified who had been diagnosed in Edinburgh as suffering from schizophrenia between 1978 and 1989 but had no history of hospital admission by December 1991. This represented an adjusted average of 6.7% of the estimated annual rate of first...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine More from this journal
Volume:
25
Issue:
4
Pages:
859-868
Publication date:
1995-07-01
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:127619
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uuid:fc39da1e-8e4c-454a-8565-727b49930138
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pubs:127619
Source identifiers:
127619
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2012-12-19

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