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Infant growth in the context of maternal eating disorders and maternal depression: a comparative study.

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There is evidence of growth faltering in infants of mothers with eating disorders. The aim of the current study was to examine whether this is a specific relationship. Thus, the infants of mothers with eating disorders were compared with infants of mothers with post-natal depression and a large comparison group. This study also aimed to explore possible mechanisms whereby growth disturbance comes about. It was found that the infants of mothers with eating disorders were smaller, both in terms...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
569-574
Publication date:
1996-05-01
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Language:
English
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pubs:205512
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uuid:f94644ca-b9e1-4619-a7c4-f241edd8c8cb
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pubs:205512
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205512
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2012-12-19

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