Familial transmission of mood disorders: convergence and divergence with transmission of suicidal behavior.

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OBJECTIVE Both mood disorder and suicidal behavior are familial. In this study, the authors examine the factors associated with the familial transmission of these two related conditions to learn which are shared or unique risk factors for familial transmission. METHOD The 285 offspring of 141 probands with mood disorder were studied. Proband and offspring… (More)

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@article{Brent2004FamilialTO, title={Familial transmission of mood disorders: convergence and divergence with transmission of suicidal behavior.}, author={David A. Brent and Maria A. Oquendo and Boris J Birmaher and Laurence Lee Greenhill and David J. Kolko and Barbara Stanley and Jamie M Zelazny and Beth S. Brodsky and Nadine M. Melhem and Steven P. Ellis and J. John Mann}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry}, year={2004}, volume={43 10}, pages={1259-66} }