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THE INTERNATIONAL PILOT STUDY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL PILOT STUDY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA Volume 1 Results of the initial evaluation phase @ WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION GENEVA ws WHO Offset Publication No. 2 Volume 2 of the Report of the International Plot Study of Schizophrenia will present the results of the two-year follow-up study. ‘A shortened version of Volume 1 of the report is in preparation for publication in the WHO Public Health Papers series in English, French, Russian and Spanish. Reprinted 1974 WHO offset publications are intended to make generally available material that for economic, technical, or other reasons cannot be included in WHO's regular publications programme and would otherwise receive only limited distribution. They are usually reproduced by photo-offset from typescript, rather than by letterpress, and do not necessarily receive such detailed editorial revision as other WHO publications. © World Health Organization 1973 Publications of the World Health Organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. For rights of reproduction ‘or translation of WHO publications in part or in toto, application should be made to the Office of Publications and Translation, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, The World Health Organization welcomes such applications. ‘The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Director-General of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country or territory or ofits authorities, or con- ‘cerning the delimitation of its frontiers. ‘This report contains the collective views of the collaborating investigators and does not neces- sarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization. Cover design: Peter Davies