Offspring of Depressed Parents: 30 Years Later.

  title={Offspring of Depressed Parents: 30 Years Later.},
  author={Myrna M. Weissman and P. A. J. N. Wickramaratne and Marc J. Gameroff and Virginia Warner and Daniel J. Pilowsky and Rajni Gathibandhe Kohad and Helena Verdeli and Jamie Skipper and Ardesheer Talati},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={173 10},
OBJECTIVE While the increased risk of psychopathology in the biological offspring of depressed parents has been widely replicated, the long-term outcome through their full age of risk is less known. The authors present a 30-year follow-up of biological offspring (mean age=47 years) of depressed (high-risk) and nondepressed (low-risk) parents. METHOD One hundred forty-seven offspring of moderately to severely depressed or nondepressed parents selected from the same community were followed for… CONTINUE READING
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