Psychosis in Afro-Caribbean peopleBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7039.1157a (Published 04 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1157
Further data should have been obtained
- Nitin B Purandare,
- Priyadarshan Neelkanth Joshi
- Senior registrar in psychiatry Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn BB2 3HH
- Senior registrar in psychiatry Withington Hospital, Manchester M20 2LR
EDITOR,—Kwame McKenzie and colleagues report on psychosis with a good prognosis in Afro-Caribbean people now living in the United Kingdom.1 We appreciate the difficulties encountered in conducting a prospective study with a considerable number of confounding variables but wish to make the following comments.
There is a contradiction in the method used to limit the data studied. In the study recent onset was defined as …