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Acute maternal stress in pregnancy and schizophrenia in offspring: a cohort prospective study

BMC Psychiatry

Aug 21, 2008

Dolores MalaspinaSusan Harlap

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Schizophrenia has been linked with intrauterine exposure to maternal stress due to bereavement, famine and major disasters. Recent evidence suggests that human vulnerability may be greatest in the first trimester of gestation and rodent experiments suggest sex specificity. We aimed to d...read more

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Psychiatry Specialty
Metabolic Syndrome X
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Acute maternal stress in pregnancy and schizophrenia in offspring: a cohort prospective study

BMC Psychiatry

Aug 21, 2008

Dolores MalaspinaSusan Harlap

PMID: 18717990

DOI: 10.1186/1471-244x-8-71

Abstract

Schizophrenia has been linked with intrauterine exposure to maternal stress due to bereavement, famine and major disasters. Recent evidence suggests that human vulnerability may be greatest in the first trimester of gestation and rodent experiments suggest sex specificity. We aimed to d...read more

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Mother
Morbidity Aspects
Proportional Hazards Models
Psychiatry Specialty
Metabolic Syndrome X
3
154
1

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