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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Short sleep duration, complaints of vital exhaustion and perceived stress are prevalent among pregnant women with mood and anxiety disorders

  • Chunfang Qiu1Email author,
  • Bizu Gelaye2,
  • Neway Fida1, 3 and
  • Michelle A Williams2
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201212:104

Received: 20 April 2012

Accepted: 1 October 2012

Published: 3 October 2012

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Original Submission
20 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elena Toffol
6 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Powers
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
3 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-12-104

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington