Gender-age interaction in incidence rates of childhood emotional disorders.

  title={Gender-age interaction in incidence rates of childhood emotional disorders.},
  author={Rikke Wesselhoeft and Carsten B\ocker Pedersen and Preben B Mortensen and Ole Mors and Niels Bilenberg},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={45 4},
BACKGROUND The post-pubertal association of female gender with emotional disorder is a robust finding. However, studies exploring the association of gender and emotional disorders before puberty are few and present diverging results. The aim of this study was to present gender-specific incidence rates of emotional disorders throughout childhood. METHOD This is a population-based cohort study of 907,806 Danish 3- to 18-year-olds. The outcome was assignment of an emotional disorder diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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