Schizophrenia linked to urban living
- Three pronged strategy to reduce India's rural-urban divide. Jagirdar, Kishor // Siliconindia;Mar2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p14
The article provides an answer to a question on the strategies that can reduce the growing rural-urban divide in India.
- Schizophrenia Is a Rich World Disease. // Australasian Science;Aug2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p5
Presents information on the results of a report conducted by the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research regarding the commonness of schizophrenia in wealthy nations. Description of the report according to John McGrath of the University of Queensland; Views of McGrath on the incidence and...
- WHERE IS THAT? // Pharmaceutical Technology;Jul2008, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p24
The article provides information on the location of Cologne and Winnersh in Germany and London. The author stated that Cologne is the fourth-largest city and is the oldest cities in Germany that lies on the Rhine River. In addition, Cologne houses the international Cologne Bonn Airport, which...
- Small towns and gay life. Kubiak, Greg D. // Bay Windows;8/5/1999, pN.PAG
Discusses the life of gay people in small towns in the U.S. Advantages and disadvantages of small towns and isolated states to gay people; Examples of gay people living successfully in rural areas.
- The City: Beijing. Weiwei, Ai // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);9/5/2011 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 158 Issue 10, p8
The article focuses on the city of Beijing in China. For the author, Beijing is made up of two cities, one made of power and money, and the other, desperation. The author views the city's ordinary people as individuals with no hope, who come from poor villages and who have never seen electricity...
- On the margins. Macleod, Donald // New Statesman;3/26/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4837, p42
In this article the author discusses the state of Scotland in 2007. The differences between common perceptions of Scotland and the reality of the country are described. Under discussion are the differences between the urbanized area of Scotland and the less densely populated rural zones. The...
- Prenatal Exposures in Schizophrenia. McCreadie, Robin G. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun2000, Vol. 176, p603
The article reviews the book "Prenatal Exposures in Schizophrenia," edited by Ezra S. Susser, Alan S. Brown and Jack M. Gorman.
- Neighbourhood variation in the incidence of psychotic disorders in Southeast London. Kirkbride, James B.; Fearon, Paul; Morgan, Craig; Dazzan, Paola; Morgan, Kevin; Murray, Robin M.; Jones, Peter B. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Jun2007, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p438
Urbanicity is a risk factor for schizophrenia, but it is unclear whether this risk is homogenous across urban areas. To determine whether the incidence of psychotic disorders varied within an urban area, beyond variation attributable to individual-level characteristics. All incident cases of...
- Epidemiology of Schizophrenia in Salford, 1974-84: Changes in an Urban Community over Ten Years. Bamrah, J. S.; Freeman, H. L.; Goldberg, D. P. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec91, Vol. 159, p802
The prevalence and inception rates of treated schizophrenia in the population of inner-city Salford were compared with those from a similar survey, ten years earlier. Data were obtained from a computerised case register and a postal questionnaire sent to GPs, and case notes rated on the SCL and...