Sarah King-Hele

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OBJECTIVES To determine the proportion of individuals who repeated nonfatal suicidal behavior within 12 months of an index episode, to investigate the timing of repetition, and to investigate risk factors associated with repetition and their population impact. METHOD We carried out a prospective cohort study (1997-2002) in 4 large hospitals in North West(More)
CONTEXT Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of postneonatal death in developed countries. Little is known about risks linked with parental mental illness per se or how such risks are modified by specific psychiatric conditions and by maternal vs paternal psychopathological abnormalities. OBJECTIVE To investigate cause-specific postneonatal(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article was to estimate relative risks of all-cause mortality associated with parental psychiatric disorder based on offspring age (up to 25 years of age), parental diagnosis, maternal versus paternal disorder, and number of affected parents. METHOD The study group consisted of all Danish singleton live and stillbirths(More)
BACKGROUND Babies of mothers with psychotic disorders are known to have higher rates of poor obstetric outcome, including higher mortality rates. OBJECTIVE To estimate risks of stillbirth and neonatal death by specific causes in babies of mothers with histories of severe mental illness, relative to the general population. METHODS A cohort of 1.45(More)
BACKGROUND Few large studies describe links between maternal mental illness and risk of major birth defect in offspring. Evidence is sparser still for how effects vary between maternal diagnoses and no previous study has assessed risk with paternal illnesses. METHOD A population-based birth cohort was created by linking Danish national registers. We(More)
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