Cognitive ability in early adulthood and risk of 5 specific psychiatric disorders in middle age: the Vietnam experience study

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Catharine R Gale, Ian J Deary, Stephen H Boyle, John Barefoot, Laust Hvas Mortensen, G David Batty

Lower cognitive ability is a risk factor for some forms of psychopathology, but much of the evidence for risk is based on individuals who required specialist care. It is unclear whether lower ability influences the risk of particular patterns of comorbidity.
Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of General Psychiatry
Volume65
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)1410-8
Number of pages9
ISSN0003-990X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

    Research areas

  • Adult, Alcoholism, Cognition Disorders, Cohort Studies, Depressive Disorder, Major, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Neuropsychological Tests, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Risk Factors, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Substance-Related Disorders, Veterans, Vietnam Conflict, Wechsler Scales

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