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Autism Risk Associated with In-Utero SSRI Exposure

Caption: Drexel University researchers found a two-fold increased risk for autism spectrum disorders associated with in utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, compared to an unexposed reference group. However, the autism rate in both groups was very low.

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