Schizophrenia – Epidemiology – Europe

  • The total number of prevalent cases of schizophrenia will remain relatively stable over the period 2016-2026.
  • 56% of all schizophrenia cases are male, representing more than 840,000 cases in the countries under study.
  • Of all the diagnosed cases of schizophrenia, 84% are cognitively impaired.

There is little variation in the prevalence of schizophrenia between the countries under study; it ranges from 6.5 per 1,000 in Poland to 7 per 1,000 in Switzerland.

Table of contents

  • Schizophrenia - Epidemiology - Europe
    • Introduction
      • Key Findings
      • Epidemiology Data
      • Methods
        • Diagnosed Prevalent Cases
        • Diagnosed Incident Cases
        • Positive and Negative Symptom Status
        • Comorbid Depression
        • Comorbid Cognitive Impairment
        • Percentage Drug-Treated
        • Lifetime DALYs Gained
      • Reference Materials
        • Literature Review
          • Studies Included in the Analysis of Schizophrenia
          • Studies Excluded from the Analysis of Schizophrenia
        • Risk/Protective Factors
          • Risk/Protective Factors for Schizophrenia
        • Bibliography