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A systematic review of the incidence of schizophrenia: the distribution of rates and the influence of sex, urbanicity, migrant status and methodology

  • John McGrath1, 2Email author,
  • Sukanta Saha1,
  • Joy Welham1,
  • Ossama El Saadi1,
  • Clare MacCauley1 and
  • David Chant1, 2
BMC Medicine20042:13

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-2-13

Received: 02 September 2003

Accepted: 28 April 2004

Published: 28 April 2004

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28 Apr 2004 Editorially accepted
28 Apr 2004 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-2-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland