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

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To determine whether the prevalence of schizopbrenia among the homeless population of Edinburgh resident in hostels has changed between 1966 and 1992.

    Design-Comparison of two cross sectional surveys

    Setting-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 in 1992 was 12/136 (9%) compared with 20/79 (25%) in 1966 (odds ratio 0.29; 95% confidence interval 0.13 to 0.62; P=0.001).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etude comparative, Psychopathologie, Psychose, Schizophrénie, Sans domicile fixe, Hôtel, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Royaume Uni, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Comparative study, Psychopathology, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, No fixed abode, Hotel, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0425678

    Code Inist : 002B18C06A. Création : 199406.