Is grand multiparity associated with offsprings' hospital-treated mental disorders? A 28-year follow-up of the North Finland 1966 birth cohort

@article{Kemppainen2000IsGM,
  title={Is grand multiparity associated with offsprings' hospital-treated mental disorders? A 28-year follow-up of the North Finland 1966 birth cohort},
  author={Liisa Kemppainen and Taru M{\"a}kikyr{\"o} and Jari J Jokelainen and P. Nieminen and Marjo-Riitta J{\"a}rvelin and Matti Isohanni},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={35},
  pages={104-108}
}
Background: A child born to a grand multiparous (GMP) mother (i.e. a mother who has undergone six or more deliveries) is at increased risk of perinatal complications, but it is not known whether or not GMP status is associated with child's adulthood mental disorders. Methods: The data were obtained from the unselected, general population Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort (n = 11,017). The cohort members (children) were followed up prospectively to the age of 28 years. Using the National… CONTINUE READING

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