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Men with schizophrenia: a double disadvantage

Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling mental health disorders. Although the disorder shows substantial overlap between the sexes, there are also marked sex-related differences that continue to puzzle researchers in unravelling the causes of schizophrenia. Some of these differences are relevant to clinical care, such as the much better prognosis seen in women, and the preference of patients to be cared for by female rather than male staff. Click to download.

Authors: Lydia Krabbendam and Jim van Os, Maastricht University Originally published in the Men's Health Journal

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