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  • Michael Berk1, 2, 3, 4Email author,
  • Lana J Williams1, 2,
  • Felice N Jacka1, 2,
  • Adrienne O’Neil1, 5,
  • Julie A Pasco1, 6,
  • Steven Moylan1,
  • Nicholas B Allen7,
  • Amanda L Stuart1,
  • Amie C Hayley1,
  • Michelle L Byrne7 and
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BMC Medicine201311:200

Received: 8 February 2013

Accepted: 31 May 2013

Published: 12 September 2013

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Original Submission
8 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carmine Pariante
20 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Juan C Leza
5 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Aziz Hamra
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 May 2013 Editorially accepted
12 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-200

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Authors’ Affiliations

IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, Australia
Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Parkville, Australia
School of Public health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
NorthWest Academic Centre, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, St Albans, Australia
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Department of Psychiatry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand