Are Antidepressants Linked to Autism?

Women with depression who are pregnant or hoping to get pregnant may be alarmed at new research that points to a link between the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a type of antidepressant, and the occurrence of autism in unborn kids. More research may be needed to establish a solid link, however -- and doctors said pregnant women with depression still need treatment. In the study, published in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers led by Lisa Croen of...Full Story
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