Examining antidepressant use during pregnancy with risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in kids

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About The Study: Researchers found in this study including 145,000 pregnancies that antidepressant exposure during pregnancy was not associated with autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorders, developmental speech/language disorders, developmental coordination disorders, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral disorders after accounting for confounding through various design and analytic approaches.

Authors: Elizabeth A. Suarez, M.P.H., Ph.D., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.4268)

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