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Association between early temperament and depression at 18 years.

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BACKGROUND: Early childhood temperament, particularly negative emotionality (high tendency to show distress), may be a risk factor for subsequent depression. METHODS: Using data from a large UK cohort (Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children), we examined the association between temperament on the Emotionality Activity Sociability Questionnaire at age 6 and ICD-10 depression at 18. Results were adjusted for a range of confounders. RESULTS: Children with high emotionality scores at age...

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10.1002/da.22294

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Journal:
Depression and anxiety
Volume:
31
Issue:
9
Pages:
729-736
Publication date:
2014-09-01
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EISSN:
1520-6394
ISSN:
1091-4269
Source identifiers:
487193
Language:
English
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pubs:487193
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uuid:401b1c17-7546-482c-8ed5-1af1d50a160f
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pubs:487193
Deposit date:
2014-10-23

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