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Early parental separation and adult depression.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4037988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a comparison with 300 matched controls, significantly more of 300 patients with nonendogenous depression had experienced permanent separation (not due to death) from their mother before both 11 and 17 years of age and significantly more had experienced permanent separation from their father (not due to death) before both 11 and 17 years of age. The results suggest that early permanent separation from mother is a risk factor for nonendogenous depression but occurs in only about 6.7% of these patients before 11 years of age and in about 10% before 17 years of age and early permanent separation from father is also a risk factor for nonendogenous depression and occurs in about 9.3% of these patients before 11 years of age and in about 16.7% before 17 years of age.
Authors:
A Roy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of general psychiatry     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0003-990X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gen. Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-22     Completed Date:  1985-10-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372435     Medline TA:  Arch Gen Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  987-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Child
Depressive Disorder / epidemiology*,  etiology,  psychology
Female
Humans
Male
Maternal Deprivation*
Middle Aged
Paternal Deprivation*
Risk
Sex Factors

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