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Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

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A Review on Gender Differences in Schizophrenia in Indian Settings

Volume 3 - Issue 2

Aishwarya Marathe and Rekha Wagani*

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    • Department of Psychology, Amity Institute of Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Amity University Mumbai, India

    *Corresponding author: Rekha Wagani, Department of Psychology, Amity Institute of Behaviour and Allied Sciences, Amity University Mumbai, India

Received: October 26, 2019;   Published: November 08, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/SJPBS.2019.03.000158

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The present article is a scientific review aimed to explore the various gender differences, which are seen in individuals with schizophrenia. Cultural difference is seen as one of the factors playing a major role in the gender differences of people with schizophrenia. The present article presents a comprehensive review of the research done in the past in the area of schizophrenia, thereby presenting a significant summary of the previous research findings. This article focusses on the researches on gender differences in Schizophrenia in Indian context as well as worldwide. It suggests that there are various factors, which have not been further explored, and there is a scope for research in the Indian context, thereby helping to fill in the gaps in the literature related to the factors involved in contributing to the gender differences in Schizophrenia.

Keywords: Schizophrenia; Gender Differences; Indian context; Worldwide

Abstract| Introduction| Prevalance and Incidence| Age of Onset| Premorbid Functioning| Course and Outcome| Types of Research Done in India| Age of Onset| Premorbid Functioning| Clinical Representation| Course and Outcome| Cultural Influences| Lacunae in Researches Today| Studies Required in Indian Setting| Conclusion| References|


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