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Associations of Gestational Weight Gain With Offspring Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure at 21 Years of Age: Evidence From a Birth Cohort Study
It is shown that greater GWG is associated with greater offspring BMI into early adulthood and that this may translate into higher systolic BP in offspring. Expand
Cannabis and anxiety and depression in young adults: a large prospective study.
Those who started using cannabis before age 15 years and used it frequently at 21 years were more likely to report symptoms of AD in early adulthood, independent of whether the person also uses other illicit drugs. Expand
Associations of excess weight gain during pregnancy with long-term maternal overweight and obesity: evidence from 21 y postpartum follow-up.
Weight gain during pregnancy independently predicts the long-term weight gain and obesity of women. Expand
In utero alcohol exposure and prediction of alcohol disorders in early adulthood: a birth cohort study.
The results provide support for a biological origin of adult alcohol disorders and suggest that the association is not explained solely by maternal drinking or smoking during childhood and adolescence or other intervening factors. Expand
Chronic and acute stress, gender, and serotonin transporter gene-environment interactions predicting depression symptoms in youth.
Chronic family stress at age 15 predicted higher depression scores at 20 among those with one or two S alleles, and the effects of genetic moderation were significant only for females. Expand
Are child and adolescent mental health problems increasing in the 21st century? A systematic review
These findings suggest that recent cohorts of adolescent girls are experiencing increases in internalizing symptoms compared to previous cohorts, and approaches for prevention and early intervention should be explored. Expand
A prospective longitudinal study of social, psychological and obstetric factors in pregnancy: response rates and demographic characteristics of the 8556 respondents
This paper introduces the Mater Misericordiae Mothers' Hospital‐University of Queensland Study of Pregnancy, a prospective study of 8556 pregnant women interviewed at their first clinic visit, andExpand
Chronicity, severity, and timing of maternal depressive symptoms: Relationships with child outcomes at age 5.
The relationships between severity, chronicity, and timing of maternal depressive symptoms and child outcomes were examined in a cohort of 4,953 children. Mothers provided self-reports of depressiveExpand
Maternal Cigarette Smoking and Child Psychiatric Morbidity: A Longitudinal Study
The statistical evidence for a causal relationship between maternal smoking as measured at the first antenatal clinic visit and the development of externalizing behavior in children is strongly suggestive, because of the specificity of effect and timing, and the adjustment for a comprehensive range of other risk factors. Expand
Family poverty over the early life course and recurrent adolescent and young adult anxiety and depression: a longitudinal study.
The more frequently the child was exposed to poverty, the greater was the risk of that individual being anxious and depressed at both the 14- and 21-year follow-ups. Expand