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Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in Caribbean-born migrants and their descendants in England: systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence rates, 1950–2013

Tortelli, A; Szoke, A; Errazuriz, A; Jones, PB; Croudace, T; Morgan, C; Murray, RM; (2015) Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in Caribbean-born migrants and their descendants in England: systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence rates, 1950–2013. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology , 50 (7) pp. 1039-1055. 10.1007/s00127-015-1021-6. Green open access

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Abstract

Conclusions: Higher incidence rates of psychotic disorders have been present for more than 60 years amongst black Caribbean ethnic groups in England, despite improved study methodologies over time. Aetiological explanations appear to more parsimoniously account for this excess than methodological biases.

Type: Article
Title: Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in Caribbean-born migrants and their descendants in England: systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence rates, 1950–2013
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-015-1021-6
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-015-1021-6
Additional information: © The Author(s) 2015. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits any use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and the source are credited.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Division of Psychiatry
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1469034
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