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Vitamin D deficiency and psychotic features in mentally ill adolescents: A cross-sectional study

  • Barbara L Gracious1, 4Email author,
  • Teresa L Finucane2,
  • Meriel Friedman-Campbell3,
  • Susan Messing2, 5 and
  • Melissa N Parkhurst2
BMC Psychiatry201212:38

Received: 17 December 2011

Accepted: 9 May 2012

Published: 9 May 2012

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Original Submission
17 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julia Rucklidge
20 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vivian Kafantaris
20 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Barbara Gracious
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 May 2012 Editorially accepted
9 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-12-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University
Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, 300 Crittenden Boulevard
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Irwin Army Community Hospital Behavioral Health
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 700 Children’s Drive
Senior Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester Medical Center