A Multilevel Mediational Model of the Effect of Neighborhood Deprivation on Risk for Nonaffective Psychosis

The association between residence in an urbanized area and risk for schizophrenia is among the oldest findings in psychiatric epidemiology,1 has been replicated many times, and is likely to be at least in part causal.2 However, little is known about its mediators, that is, through what mechanism(s)…