Submitted for Publication: September 26, 2013; final revision received January 7, 2014; accepted February 18, 2014.
Published Online: June 11, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.558.
Study concept and design: Yonkers, Smith, Belanger.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Yonkers, Forray, Costello.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Yonkers, Costello, Lin.
Obtained funding: Yonkers, Belanger.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Yonkers, Smith, Belanger.
Study supervision: Yonkers, Smith, Belanger.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: In the past year, Dr Yonkers received royalties from UpToDate. Dr Epperson discloses receipt of Investigator-Initiated Research support from Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Abbott, AbbVie, and Merck. No other disclosures are reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant 5 R01HD045735 to Drs Belanger and Yonkers entitled “Effects of Perinatal Depression on PTD and LBW.” Dr Smith was supported by grant T32MH014235 from the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr Epperson is supported by grant P50 MH099910 from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding agencies had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We would like to acknowledge Brian Merry, MA, for assistance with model programming; Nathan Gotman, MA, for assistance with data cleaning; and Anita Sung, PhD, for data cleaning. All of these individuals are from the Yale School of Medicine. Nathan Gotman was supported by the parent grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.