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Psychosis in Afro-Caribbean people

BMJ 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

  1. Nitin B Purandare,
  2. Priyadarshan Neelkanth Joshi
  1. Senior registrar in psychiatry Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn BB2 3HH
  2. 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 …

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