Chapter 15. The Sociodevelopmental Origins of Psychosis

  1. Craig Morgan and
  2. Dinesh Bhugra
  1. Craig Morgan2 and
  2. Gerard Hutchinson1

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch15

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Morgan, C. and Hutchinson, G. (2010) The Sociodevelopmental Origins of Psychosis, in Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition (eds C. Morgan and D. Bhugra), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch15

Editor Information

  1. NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Psychiatry Unit, Department of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of West Indies, Mount Hope, Champs Fleurs, Trinidad

  2. 2

    NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697139

Online ISBN: 9780470684214

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Keywords:

  • sociodevelopmental origins of psychosis;
  • changing epidemiological landscape - seminal studies of schizophrenia, Determinants of Outcomes of Severe Mental Disorder (DOSMeD);
  • urbanicity - evidence, social contexts and structures;
  • migration and ethnicity - evidence, discrimination and disadvantage;
  • social adversity across life course - childhood and adulthood;
  • mechanisms, cognition and emotion - models of psychosis focusing on specific symptoms;
  • mechanisms, gene-environment interaction - susceptibility linked to genotype;
  • social disorder - psychotic disorder emergence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Changing Epidemiological Landscape

  • Urbanicity: (1) Evidence

  • Urbanicity: (2) Social Contexts and Structures

  • Migration and Ethnicity: (1) Evidence

  • Migration and Ethnicity: (2) Discrimination, Disadvantage and Anomie

  • Social Adversity across the Life Course: (1) Childhood

  • Social Adversity across the Life Course: (2) Adulthood

  • Mechanisms: (1) Sensitization

  • Mechanisms: (2) Dopamine and the Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis

  • Mechanisms: (3) Gene–Environment Interaction

  • Mechanisms: (4) Cognition and Emotion

  • Social Disorder

  • Conclusion

  • References