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Consanguinity and Schizophrenia in Sudan

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 January 2018

Ahmed Hassan Ahmed*
Tigani L. Mahi Hospital, Omdurman, Sudan


The rate of first-cousin marriages among the parents of schizophrenics was compared with a control group in an isolated highly inbred Sudanese community, no significant difference being found.

Copyright © Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1979 

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