Biological and psychosocial risk factors for psychotic major depression

  title={Biological and psychosocial risk factors for psychotic major depression},
  author={Margaret Heslin and Roopal Desai and J. M. Lappin and Kim Donoghue and Ben Lomas and Ulrich A. Reininghaus and Adanna N. Onyejiaka and Tim Croudace and Peter B Jones and Robin M. Murray and Paul A. Fearon and Gillian A Doody and Paola Dazzan and Helen L Fisher and Arsjme Demjaha and Thomas Craig and Craig Morgan},
  booktitle={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Few studies have investigated risk factors for psychotic major depression (PMD). We aimed to investigate the biological and psychosocial risk factors associated with PMD compared with other psychotic disorders. Based on the aetiology and ethnicity in schizophrenia and other psychoses (ÆSOP) study, we used a case–control study to identify and recruit, at baseline and 10-year follow-up, all first episode cases of psychosis, presenting for the first time to specialist mental health services in… CONTINUE READING
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