Poor school performance and risk of not completing primary education have been observed in children born of mothers with severe psychiatric disorders (eg, schizophrenia) at the time of conception1 and of mothers with mental disorders with specific onset during pregnancy and postpartum.2,3 It is, however, unknown whether the specific timing of onset of maternal mental disorders is associated with completion of primary education in offspring.
Ingstrup KG, Laursen TM, Bergink V, Ranning A, Munk-Olsen T. Association of Timing of Onset of Maternal Mental Disorders With Completion of Primary Education in Offspring. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online March 20, 201976(7):761–762. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0041
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