Research by Topic: antidepressant

Autism risk following antidepressant medication during pregnancy

Published June 24, 2019 in Psychological Medicine

BACKGROUND: Previous studies have examined if maternal antidepressant medication during pregnancy increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring, but the results have been conflicting.METHODS: In a population-based cohort of 179 007 children born in 2006 and 2007 and followed through 2014 when aged 7 and 8, we estimated relative risks (RRs) of […]

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/psychological-medicine/article/autism-risk-following-antidepressant-medication-during-pregnancy/20AEF7A7CDDA81E60136F4FE0A73C692#

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Podcast: Ode to autism dads

Published June 18, 2018

On this week’s podcast, a special episode highlighting recent research focusing on fathers. This includes genetics, parental stress and quality of life, and broader autism phenotype features. Of note, two new studies that look at antidepressant exposure in father and probability of having a child with autism – a variation on studying maternal exposures.

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