Obstetric complications in patients with depression--a population-based case-control study.

@article{Preti2000ObstetricCI,
  title={Obstetric complications in patients with depression--a population-based case-control study.},
  author={Antonio Preti and L Cardascia and T N Zen and Paolo Pellizzari and Marco Marchetti and Gerardo Favaretto and Paola Miotto},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 1-2},
  pages={101-6}
}
BACKGROUND To examine whether sufferers of affective disorders are more likely to be subject to obstetric complications than normal healthy people. METHOD Data based on prospectively recorded birth case-notes for patients with a diagnosis of depression (or related disorders) with early onset were compared to those of normal healthy controls, individually matched by gender, time and parity of birth, maternal age and marital status. RESULTS Forty-one case-controls pairs born between 1964 and… CONTINUE READING
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