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Self-reported depression is increasing among socio-economically disadvantaged adolescents – repeated cross-sectional surveys from Finland from 2000 to 2011

  • Antti Torikka1Email author,
  • Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino2, 3,
  • Arja Rimpelä2, 4,
  • Mauri Marttunen5, 6,
  • Tiina Luukkaala4, 7 and
  • Matti Rimpelä4
BMC Public Health201414:408

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-408

Received: 16 January 2014

Accepted: 3 April 2014

Published: 28 April 2014

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Original Submission
16 Jan 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kara Rudolph
14 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Colette Kelly
22 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Antti Torikka
Resubmission - Version 3
22 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Apr 2014 Editorially accepted
28 Apr 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-14-408

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Authors’ Affiliations

Kanta-Häme Central Hospital
Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital
School of Medicine, University of Tampere
School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere University
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare
Department of Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital Helsinki
Science Center, Pirkanmaa Hospital District