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Groups at risk in low birth weight infants and perinatal mortality.
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The longitudinal study of the northern Finland birth cohort of 1966.
The Northern Finland birth cohort comprises 12,058 live births in 1966-96.3% of all births in the region. The investigation was started during pregnancy and the last follow-up of the total series wasExpand
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Schizophrenia as a long-term outcome of pregnancy, delivery, and perinatal complications: a 28-year follow-up of the 1966 north Finland general population birth cohort.
OBJECTIVE The 1966 North Finland general population birth cohort was studied to determine whether abnormalities during pregnancy, delivery, and the neonatal period are associated with adult-onsetExpand
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Schizophrenia, Alcohol Abuse, and Violent Behavior: A 26-Year Followup Study of an Unselected Birth Cohort
It has been suggested that schizophrenia and alcoholism are associated with violent behavior. But so far there are no published studies from unselected cohorts quantifying the actual risk associatedExpand
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Association between central nervous system infections during childhood and adult onset schizophrenia and other psychoses: a 28-year follow-up.
BACKGROUND Maternal exposure to influenza epidemics during pregnancy may increase the risk of schizophrenia in the offspring. We investigated the association between central nervous system (CNS)Expand
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Unwantedness of a pregnancy and schizophrenia in the child.
BACKGROUND Maternal stress during pregnancy has been suggested as a risk factor for schizophrenia. We tested the hypothesis that being the child of an unwanted pregnancy would be associated withExpand
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Early Life Factors and Blood Pressure at Age 31 Years in the 1966 Northern Finland Birth Cohort
Data on the birth weight–blood pressure relationship are inconsistent. Although an inverse association has been suggested in several large studies, interpretation is complicated by publication andExpand
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Labour induction policy in hospitals of different levels of specialisation
Objective To examine indications for the induction of labour and variations in the current policy of induction at different levels of obstetric specialisation and to compare the outcome of inducedExpand
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Early developmental milestones in adult schizophrenia and other psychoses. A 31-year follow-up of the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
Delayed childhood development may precede adult psychoses. We tested this hypothesis in a large, general population birth cohort (n=12058) followed to age 31 years. The ages at which individualsExpand
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School performance as a predictor of psychiatric hospitalization in adult life. A 28-year follow-up in the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort.
BACKGROUND Deterioration in school achievement may pre-date adult mental disorders. We studied the association between compulsory school performance and later onset hospital-treated psychiatricExpand
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