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Table 1 Description of the cohort of 51 cases of schizophrenic disorders

From: Violence, misconduct and schizophrenia: Outcome after four years of optimal treatment

Age: mean years (s.d.) 35.4 (6.9)
Gender: male (%) 25 (49)
   female (%) 26 (51)
Marital status  
   single (%) 46 (90.2)
   married (%) 1 (2.0)
   separated/divorced (%) 4 (8.8)
Diagnosis:axis 1 DSM-IV  
   paranoid (%) 21 (41.2)
   disorganized (%) 5 (9.8)
   catatonic (%) 1 (2.0)
   residual (%) 8 (15.7)
   undifferentiated (%) 5 (9.8)
   schizoaffective (%) 11 (21.6)
Axis 2:  
   personality disorder 16 (31.5)
   mild mental retardation 2 (3.9)
Substance use  
   none 36 (70.6)
   within cultural norms 5 (9.8)
   likely to cause health or social problems 4 (7.8)
   likely to cause mental health problems 6 (11.8)
Side effects of medication  
   none 25 (49.0)
   mild 13 (25.5)
   moderate 7 (13.7)
   severe 3 (5.9)