The global prevalence of schizophrenia

PLoS Med. 2005 May;2(5):e151; quiz e175. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020151. Epub 2005 May 31.


Bhugra discusses the implications of a new study in PLoS Medicine that challenges widely held assumptions about the epidemiology of schizophrenia.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Cultural Characteristics
  • Female
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prevalence
  • Schizophrenia / epidemiology*
  • Sex Factors