Prevalence of maternal mental illness among children and adolescents in the UK between 2005 and 2017: a national retrospective cohort analysis

 11 June 2019

Little information exists about the prevalence of children exposed to maternal mental illness. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of children and adolescents exposed to maternal mental illness in the UK between 2005 and 2017 using primary care data.


Prof Kathryn M Abel, MD Holly Hope, PhD Eleanor Swift, MBBS Rosa Parisi, PhD Prof Darren M Ashcroft, PhD Kyriaki Kosidou, MD et al.


The Lancet Public Health Volume 4, ISSUE 6, Pe291-e300, June 01, 2019