Five studies have reported that being born or raised in an urban area is a risk factor for developing psychosis later in life. The authors hypothesize that increased exposure to infectious agents through household crowding might account for this association.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1998|
- Bipolar disorder
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health