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Family networks during migration and risk of non-affective psychosis: A population-based cohort study.

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Summary of "Family networks during migration and risk of non-affective psychosis: A population-based cohort study."

The determinants of increased psychosis risk among immigrants remain unclear. Given ethnic density may be protective, we investigated whether the presence of immediate family, or "family networks", at time of immigration was associated with risk of non-affective psychosis.

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Name: Schizophrenia research
ISSN: 1573-2509
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