Conclusions of study are unwarranted

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.259 (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:259
  1. Philip A Sugarman
  1. Senior lecturer in forensic psychiatry United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas's Hospitals, London SE1 7EH

    EDITOR,—Michael King and colleagues draw some unwarranted conclusions from their study on psychosis in ethnic groups.1 On the basis of their finding of high rates of both schizophrenia and affective psychoses in black and Asian patients they suggest that “the current focus on African Caribbeans and schizophrenia [is] misleading.” High rates of serious mental …

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