Heritability of Perinatal Depression and Genetic Overlap With Nonperinatal Depression.

@article{Viktorin2015HeritabilityOP,
  title={Heritability of Perinatal Depression and Genetic Overlap With Nonperinatal Depression.},
  author={Alexander Viktorin and S Meltzer-Brody and Ralf Kuja-Halkola and Patrick F. Sullivan and Mikael Land{\'e}n and Paul Lichtenstein and Patrik K E Magnusson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={173 2},
  pages={
          158-65
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The authors investigated the relative importance of genetic and environmental influences on perinatal depression, and the genetic overlap between perinatal depression and nonperinatal depression. METHOD Analyses were conducted using structural equation modeling for 1) the lifetime version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in 3,427 Swedish female twins and 2) clinical diagnoses of depression separated into perinatal depression and nonperinatal depression in a Swedish… CONTINUE READING

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