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Offspring of parents who were depressed were more likely to have a psychiatric disorder 10 years later

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  • Source of funding: in part, National Institute of Mental Health.

  • For correspondence: Dr M M Weissman, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032 USA. Fax +1 212 568 3534.