Autism Risk Associated with In-Utero SSRI Exposure (image) Drexel University Share Print E-Mail 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. Credit Drexel University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.