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Fear of childbirth predicts postpartum depression: a population-based analysis of 511 422 singleton births in Finland

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  • Sari Räisänen Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USADepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Soili M Lehto Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, FinlandInstitute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Henriette Svarre Nielsen Fertility Clinic, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mika Gissler Information Department, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Helsinki, FinlandNordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael R Kramer Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Seppo Heinonen Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, FinlandInstitute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sari Räisänen; shraisan{at}student.uef.fi
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Räisänen S, Lehto SM, Nielsen HS, et al
Fear of childbirth predicts postpartum depression: a population-based analysis of 511 422 singleton births in Finland

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  • Received September 16, 2013
  • Revised October 25, 2013
  • Accepted November 1, 2013
  • First published November 28, 2013.
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November 28, 2013

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