Obstetric Complications and Physical Size of Offspring of Schizophrenic, Schizophrenic-like, and Control Mothers

Kaji, Lennart
March 1973
British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar73, Vol. 122 Issue 568, p348
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Obstetric Complications and Physical Size of Offspring of Schizophrenic, Schizophrenic-like, and Control Mothers," by Thomas F. McNeil and Lennart Kaij is presented. Researchers did not find significant difference between either psychotic group against their controls for pregnancy, birth, placental or early neonatal complications. There was also no special association found between complication rates, offspring sex and psychiatric status of the mother.


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