Study Suggests Link between SSRIs and Childhood Autism

Washington, DC: A new study suggests a link between SSRI medications and autism, the latest in a long line of studies with conflicting results on the topic. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of antidepressants, but some studies suggest they are linked to childhood autism when expectant mothers take them. Other studies have not found a link, and researchers involved in the latest study recommended caution when reviewing their results

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