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Is birth weight associated with risk of depressive symptoms in young women? Evidence from the Southampton Women's Survey.

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Although some studies have shown negative associations between birth weight and risk of depression, others have not. Studies also differ regarding the age and gender specificity of reported associations. In this paper, the authors report on a study of 5,830 women aged 20-34 years from the general population in Southampton, United Kingdom, interviewed in 2000-2002 that found no relation between birth weight and current depressive symptoms or past treatment for depression. Prevalence ratios for...

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10.1093/aje/kwm276

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
167
Issue:
2
Pages:
164-168
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Source identifiers:
125614
Language:
English
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pubs:125614
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uuid:23b4658d-3cb6-4aae-8441-3e7f1cd63f20
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pubs:125614
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2013-11-16

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