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Disability and schizophrenia: a systematic review of experienced psychosocial difficulties

Piotr Świtaj1*, Marta Anczewska1, Anna Chrostek1, Carla Sabariego2, Alarcos Cieza2, Jerome Bickenbach3 and Somnath Chatterji4

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1 I Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9, Warsaw, 02-957, Poland

2 Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Chair for Public Health and Health Care Research, Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE), Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

3 Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland

4 Health Statistics and Informatics, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

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BMC Psychiatry 2012, 12:193  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-193

Published: 9 November 2012

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Search strategies used in Medline and PsychInfo.

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Papers included in the systematic review.

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Table S1 Characteristics and main findings of included studies.

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Table S2 Variables associated with the intensity or course of the 10 most frequently studied PSD categories.

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