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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Scherr, M; Hamann, M; Schwerthöffer, D; Froböse, T; Vukovich, R; Pitschel-Walz, G; Bäuml, J 
Title:
Environmental risk factors and their impact on the age of onset of schizophrenia: Comparing familial to non-familial schizophrenia. 
Abstract:
Background and aims: Several risk factors for schizophrenia have yet been identified. The aim of our study was to investigate how certain childhood and adolescent risk factors predict the age of onset of psychosis in patients with and without a familial component (i.e. a relative with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder). Methods: Aside from the age of onset of psychosis, we examined the risk factors for schizophrenia including obstetric complications, birth during winter or spring, behavi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nord J Psychiatry 
Year:
2011 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0803-9488 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie