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Month of birth in deficit and non-deficit schizophrenic patients

  • S. Dollfus (a1), P. Brazo (a1), S. Langlois (a2), R. Gourevitch (a3), D. Dassa (a4), F. Besse (a2), A. Van Der Elst (a2), F. Thibaut (a2), P. Delamillieure (a1), B. Chabot (a1), J.D. Guelfi (a3) and M. Petit (a2)...

Summary

In order to test the hypothesis that an excess of summer births is a risk factor for deficit syndrome, the month of birth was studied in 53 deficit schizophrenic patients compared to 158 non-deficit patients. No significant difference in terms of month of birth or season of birth was observed between deficit and non-deficit patients, suggesting that summer births might not be a risk factor for deficit schizophrenia.

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Month of birth in deficit and non-deficit schizophrenic patients

  • S. Dollfus (a1), P. Brazo (a1), S. Langlois (a2), R. Gourevitch (a3), D. Dassa (a4), F. Besse (a2), A. Van Der Elst (a2), F. Thibaut (a2), P. Delamillieure (a1), B. Chabot (a1), J.D. Guelfi (a3) and M. Petit (a2)...

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Month of birth in deficit and non-deficit schizophrenic patients

  • S. Dollfus (a1), P. Brazo (a1), S. Langlois (a2), R. Gourevitch (a3), D. Dassa (a4), F. Besse (a2), A. Van Der Elst (a2), F. Thibaut (a2), P. Delamillieure (a1), B. Chabot (a1), J.D. Guelfi (a3) and M. Petit (a2)...
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