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Can depression be a menopause-associated risk?

BMC Medicine20108:79

Received: 9 November 2010

Accepted: 1 December 2010

Published: 1 December 2010

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9 Nov 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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Resubmission - Version 3
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15 Nov 2010 Author responded Author comments - Gabriella Anderson
Resubmission - Version 4
15 Nov 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Dec 2010 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-79

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Mood Disorders Division, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada