Sequential risk of depression in children born prematurely: A nationwide population- based analysis.


Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences and School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, No. 2 Yuh-Der-Road, Taichung 404, Taiwan; Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address: [Email]


Whether children born prematurely are at a high risk of depression is still unknown. The present study examined the risk of depression in children who were born prematurely, by analyzing a national cohort in Taiwan.


Cumulative risk,Depression,Low birth weight,Prematurity,