Low Birth Weight May Predict Depression In Teen Girls

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Girls born weighing less than 2,500 grams (about 5.5 pounds) may be more likely to develop depression between ages 13 to 16 than those born at a normal weight, while the same does not appear to be true for boys, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. ...