Perinatal maternal life events and psychotic experiences in children at twelve years in a birth cohort study☆

@inproceedings{Dorrington2014PerinatalML,
  title={Perinatal maternal life events and psychotic experiences in children at twelve years in a birth cohort study☆},
  author={Sarah Dorrington and Stanley Zammit and Laura Asher and Jonathan S. Evans and Jonathan Heron and Glyn Lewis},
  booktitle={Schizophrenia Research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND International studies indicate that the median prevalence of psychotic experiences in children is 7%. It has been proposed that environmental stress during pregnancy may affect the neurodevelopment of the foetus and lead to a vulnerability in the child to later stressors and psychopathology. AIM In this study we explore the relationship between environmental stress during pregnancy and psychotic experiences in children in the general population at 12 years. METHODS We analysed a… CONTINUE READING
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