Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1984 Feb; 69(2): 156-61.
Prevalence of schizophrenia in the Labadi District of Ghana.
Age- sex-specific point prevalence rates for schizophrenia are presented for an area in Ghana. Sources of case material included local mental hospitals, general health clinics, shrines of traditional healers, and roaming eccentrics. Denominators are projected from the 1970 census. Diagnosis was made by a single psychiatrist from interview and chart review.