The lifetime risk of schizophrenia is 1% in all populations.
Annual incidence is 15-20 per 100,000 Over-representation of lower socioeconomic groups is probably the result of downward drift.
Suicide – 5-10% of deaths
Depression - occurs in 50% of cases, often after an acute episode
Homelessness – 30-35% of homeless
Crime: 4-fold increase in acts of violence compared with the general population.These patients are more frequently victims of both violent and nonviolent crimes.
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