Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: where to from here?
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BMC psychiatry, ISSN: 1471-244X, Vol: 8, Issue: 1, Page: 83
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- Medicine; Medicine and Health Sciences
Longitudinal, population-based, research is important if we are to better characterize the lifetime patterns and determinants of affective disorders. While studies of this type are becoming increasingly prevalent, there has been little discussion about the limitations of the methods commonly used.