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The association between depression and later educational attainment in children and adolescents : A systematic review protocol. / Wickersham, Alice; Epstein, Sophie; Sugg, Holly Victoria Rose; Stewart, Robert James; Ford, Tamsin; Downs, Jonathan Muir.

In: BMJ Open, Vol. 9, e031595, 14.11.2019, p. 1-6.

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Wickersham, A, Epstein, S, Sugg, HVR, Stewart, RJ, Ford, T & Downs, JM 2019, 'The association between depression and later educational attainment in children and adolescents: A systematic review protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 9, e031595, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/0.1136/bmjopen-2019-031595

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Wickersham, A., Epstein, S., Sugg, H. V. R., Stewart, R. J., Ford, T., & Downs, J. M. (2019). The association between depression and later educational attainment in children and adolescents: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 9, 1-6. [e031595]. https://doi.org/0.1136/bmjopen-2019-031595

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Wickersham A, Epstein S, Sugg HVR, Stewart RJ, Ford T, Downs JM. The association between depression and later educational attainment in children and adolescents: A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 14;9:1-6. e031595. https://doi.org/0.1136/bmjopen-2019-031595

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Wickersham, Alice ; Epstein, Sophie ; Sugg, Holly Victoria Rose ; Stewart, Robert James ; Ford, Tamsin ; Downs, Jonathan Muir. / The association between depression and later educational attainment in children and adolescents : A systematic review protocol. In: BMJ Open. 2019 ; Vol. 9. pp. 1-6.

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