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Association of familial aggregation of major depression with risk of major depression

JAMA Psychiatry

Peer-Reviewed Publication

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About The Study: In this study of 2.9 million individuals, risk of major depression was associated with increased numbers of affected family members but did not vary by gender or type of kinship. Exposure to family major depression during childhood and adolescence was associated with increased risk.

Authors: Frederikke Hørdam Gronemann, Ph.D., Msc., of Copenhagen University Hospital–Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg in Frederiksberg, Denmark, is the corresponding author.

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