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Whaley 2001
found inter-relater reliability correlations in the diagnosis of schizophrenia as low as 11
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Harrison et al 1997
reported tat incidents of schizophrenia were higher in African-Caribbean groups than in whites, which could have been due to poverty and poor housing or social isolation, or because of difficulties in language barriers or different cultural norms
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Gottesman 1991
people are more likely to have schizophrenia if related to another sufferer, kids with two sz parents have a 46% concordance rate but kids wuth one sz parent have a 13% rate, and siblings have 9%
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Joseph 2004
mz twins have a rate of 40.4% and dz twins have a rate of 7.4%, but mz twins are treated more similarly
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Freud 1924
thought schizophrenia was the result of regression to a pre-ego stage and attempts to re-establish ego control.
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Brown and Birley 1968
50% of people suffer a stressful life experience in the three weeks before a schizophrenic outbreak
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Bateson et al 1956
suggests kids who frequently get contradictory messages from families are more likely to be sz
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Linszen et al 1997
expressed emotion (criticism and emotional over involvement) within families is more likely to cause relapse rates
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Comer 2003
the self fulfilling prophecy, once the label is placed it promotes the development of other symptoms
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Os et al 1994
no link between life events and the development of sz
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Davis 1980
found higher relapse rates in placebo groups than in groups of patients taking medication
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Hill 1986
30% of people taking antipsychotics get tardive dyskinesia and 75% of cases are irreversible
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Drury 1996
25-50% reduction in recovery time for patients on a combination of meds and therapy
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