Risk of sudden infant death syndrome with parental mental illness.

  title={Risk of sudden infant death syndrome with parental mental illness.},
  author={Sarah King-Hele and Kathryn Abel and Roger T Webb and Preben B Mortensen and Louis Appleby and Andrew Pickles},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={64 11},
CONTEXT Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of postneonatal death in developed countries. Little is known about risks linked with parental mental illness per se or how such risks are modified by specific psychiatric conditions and by maternal vs paternal psychopathological abnormalities. OBJECTIVE To investigate cause-specific postneonatal death, including sudden infant death syndrome, in infants whose parents had been admitted as psychiatric inpatients. DESIGN National cohort… CONTINUE READING


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