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Bresnahan M, Begg MD, Brown A, Schaefer C, Sohler N, Insel B, Vella L, Susser E. Race and risk of schizophrenia in a US birth cohort: another example of health disparity? Int J Epidemiol . 2007 Aug ; 36(4):751-8. PubMed Abstract

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Comment by:  James Kirkbride
Submitted 23 April 2007 Posted 23 April 2007

On Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Schizophrenia
In their recent article, Bresnahan and colleagues have sought to investigate whether family socioeconomic status (SES) at-birth of the subject mediates the association between race/ethnicity and schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSD) in a U.S. cohort. This line of research has a noble lineage (Harrison et al., 1988; King et al., 1994; van Os et al., 1996), previously predominantly restricted to countries of Western Europe, where the association between Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) status and schizophrenia is particularly well-established (Fearon et al., 2006; Selten et al., 2001;   Read more

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Comment by:  John McGrath, SRF Advisor
Submitted 26 April 2007 Posted 26 April 2007
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