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The epidemiology of schizophrenia

Author: Robin Murray; et al
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
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A comprehensive epidemiological overview of schizophrenia including findings from social, genetic, developmental and classical epidemiology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Murray; et al
ISBN: 052177540X 9780521775403
OCLC Number: 611881234
Description: XVI, 454 p ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword William Carpenter; Preface; Part I. The Social Epidemiology of Schizophrenia: Introduction; 1. Investigating socio-environmental influences in schizophrenia: conceptual and design issues Michaeline Bresnahan and Ezra Susser; 2. Geographical variation in incidence, course and outcome in schizophrenia: a comparison of developing and developed countries Michealine Bresnahan, Paulo Menezes, Vijoy Varma and Ezra Susser; 3. Temporal variation in the incidence, course and outcome of schizophrenia Michaeline Bresnahan, Jane Boydell, Robin Murray and Ezra Susser; 4. Urbanisation, migration and risk of schizophrenia Jane Boydell and Robin Murray; Part II. The Developmental Epidemiology of Schizophrenia: Introduction; 5. Prenatal and perinatal risk factors for schizophrenia Mary Cannon, Robert Kendell, Ezra Susser and Peter Jones; 6. Childhood development and later schizophrenia: evidence from genetic high risk and birth cohort studies Mary Cannon, C. Jane Tarrant, Matti O. Huttunen and Peter Jones; 7. Prodrome, onset and early course of schizophrenia Heinz Hafner; 8. The value of first-episode studies of schizophrenia Mary Clarke and Eadbhard O'Callaghan; 9. Schizophrenia at the extremes of life Kenneth G. D. Orr and David J. Castle; Part III. The Genetic Epidemiology of Schizophrenia: Introduction; 10. The 'classical' genetic epidemiology of schizophrenia Alastair Cardno and Robin Murray; 11. Molecular genetics and epidemiology in schizophrenia: a necessary partnership Stanley Zammit, Glyn Lewis and Michael J. Owen; 12. Gene-environment correlation and interaction in schizophrenia Jim van Os and Pak Sham; 13. Investigating gene-environment interaction in schizophrenia using neuroimaging Theo G. M. van Erp, Timothy L. Gasperoni, Isabelle M. Rosso and Tyrone D. Cannon; Part IV. Special Issues in the Epidemiology of Schizophrenia: Introduction; 14. Mortality and physical illness in schizophrenia Preben Bo Mortensen; 15. The clinical epidemiology of suicide in schizophrenia Hannele Heila and Jouko Lonnqvist; 16. What is the relationship between substance abuse and schizophrenia? Robin Murray, Anton Grech, Peter Phillips and Sonia Johnson; 17. Criminal and violent behaviour in schizophrenia Elizabeth Walsh and Alec Buchanan; Part V. Future Directions and Emerging Issues: Introduction; 18. Diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia: categories vs dimensions, distributions vs disease Jim van Os and Helene Verdoux; 19. The implications of epidemiology for service planning in schizophrenia Graham Thornicroft and Michele Tansella; 20. Prevention of schizophrenia - not an impossible dream John McGrath; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Robin M. Murray, Peter B. Jones ... [et al.].

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