Exposure to obstetric complications and subsequent development of bipolar disorder: Systematic review.

@article{Scott2006ExposureTO,
  title={Exposure to obstetric complications and subsequent development of bipolar disorder: Systematic review.},
  author={Jan Scott and Yvonne Louise McNeill and Jonathan Cavanagh and Mary Cannon and Robert D. H. Murray},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2006},
  volume={189},
  pages={
          3-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Research has suggested an association between obstetric complications and bipolar disorder. However, no quantitative evaluation has been made of the pooled data from existing studies. AIMS To systematically review studies comparing exposure to obstetric complications in cases of bipolar disorder v. non-psychiatric controls, and in cases of bipolar disorder v. cases of other mental disorders. METHOD Publications were identified by computer searches of seven databases, by hand… CONTINUE READING

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