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The association between parental history of diagnosed mood/anxiety disorders and psychiatric symptoms and disorders in young adult offspring

Nancy CP Low1*, Erika Dugas2, Evelyn Constantin3, Igor Karp24, Daniel Rodriguez5 and Jennifer O’Loughlin246

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, QC, H3A 1A1, Canada

2 Centre de Recherche de Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, 3875 Saint Urbain, Montréal, QC, H2W 1V1, Canada

3 Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal Children’s Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, Room C-538E, Montréal, QC, H3H 1P3, Canada

4 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montréal, 7171 Parc Avenue, Montréal, QC, Canada

5 Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Coro West, Suite 309, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI, 02906, USA

6 Institut national de santé publique du Québec, 190 Crémazie Blvd. East, Montréal, QC, H2P 1E2, Canada

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BMC Psychiatry 2012, 12:188  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-188

Published: 5 November 2012

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Table S1. Adjusted odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for the association between diagnosed parental mood and/or anxiety disorders and mental health outcomes among offspring, NDIT 2007–10.

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