Offspring of women with nonorganic psychoses. Development of a longitudinal study of children at high risk.

@article{McNeil1983OffspringOW,
  title={Offspring of women with nonorganic psychoses. Development of a longitudinal study of children at high risk.},
  author={Thomas Farrell McNeil and Lennart Kaij and Ann Malmquist-Larsson and Barbro N{\"a}slund and Inger Persson-Blennow and Nicole McNeil and G{\"o}sta Blennow},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1983},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={234-50}
}
This article describes the development of a prospective, longitudinal study of 88 "high-risk" offspring of pregnant index women with a history of nonorganic psychoses and 104 offspring of demographically-similar pregnant control women. The maternal psychoses represented the diagnostic categories, Schizophrenia, Cycloid Psychosis, Affective Illness, Psychogenic Psychosis, Postpartum Psychosis and Other (remaining) Psychoses. The first phase of the study began during pregnancy and continued until… CONTINUE READING

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