Fertility of psychiatric first admissions in Norway 1936-1975.

  title={Fertility of psychiatric first admissions in Norway 1936-1975.},
  author={O I Odeg{\aa}rd},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={62 3},
  • O I Odegård
  • Published 1980 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
A statistical study is made of the children born up to first admission to married women hospitalized for serious mental disease in Norway 1936-1975, 30,428 women were registered, with a total of 60,916 children. This observed number of children was related to the number to be expected if the fertility of the patients had been equal to that of a corresponding sample of the general population. The relative fertility (number of children observed per 100 expected) was found to have increased… CONTINUE READING