Association between floods and hospital admissions for schizophrenia in Hefei, China: The lag effects of degrees of floods and time variation.

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Summary of "Association between floods and hospital admissions for schizophrenia in Hefei, China: The lag effects of degrees of floods and time variation."

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder, endangering 7.5 million patients in China. Floods, as the adverse consequence of temperature-rise, have a negative influence on mental health. However, the relationship between floods and schizophrenia is still insufficient. This study aimed to quantitative the relationship between floods and the admissions for schizophrenia in Hefei, China.


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Name: The Science of the total environment
ISSN: 1879-1026
Pages: 134179


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