Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk - Newsweek - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 22:35

Newsweek

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk
Newsweek
The use of antidepressants during pregnancy might raise the risk of children developing autism, new research suggests. The link between the use of these drugs and the disorder has been controversial and unclear, but a new study published in the British ...

Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy - Daily Mail - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 22:34

Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy
Daily Mail
LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - Children exposed to antidepressants during their mothers' pregnancies seem to have a slightly higher risk of autism than children whose mothers had psychiatric disorders but did not take antidepressants while pregnant, a ...

Taking antidepressants in pregnancy may raise risk of an autistic child, study suggests - Telegraph.co.uk - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 22:30

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Taking antidepressants in pregnancy may raise risk of an autistic child, study suggests
Telegraph.co.uk
Mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy may be putting their children at risk of autism, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that the children of women who took pills in pregnancy were 41 per cent more likely ...
Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in childrenEurekAlert (press release)

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Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children - Medical Xpress - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 22:30

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Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children
Medical Xpress
Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy seem to be at a slightly higher risk of autism than children of mothers with psychiatric disorders who were not treated with antidepressants during pregnancy, finds a study published in The BMJ today.

Amanda Seyfried Reveals She Was Taking Antidepressants During Her Pregnancy - PerezHilton.com - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 19:31

Amanda Seyfried Reveals She Was Taking Antidepressants During Her Pregnancy
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In case you were wondering, the Mayo Clinic says the risk of birth defects and other issues from most antidepressants is "very low" and that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like Lexapro are generally considered safe during pregnancy. Earlier on ...

Amanda Seyfried: I took antidepressants while pregnant - Fox News - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 19:00

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Amanda Seyfried: I took antidepressants while pregnant
Fox News
“I didn't get off my antidepressant. It's really for anti-anxiety for me,” said Seyfried during a recent appearance on Dr. Berlin's Informed Pregnancy podcast. “I've been taking Lexapro for years and years and years, and I didn't get off of it. I was ...

Her Own Medical Future At Stake, A Child Storms Capitol Hill - NPR - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 18:47

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Her Own Medical Future At Stake, A Child Storms Capitol Hill
NPR
Tymia McCullough fidgets in front of a mirror in her hotel room as her mom, Susie Pitts, puts the final touches on her hair and nervously drills her on what she's going to say when she gets to Capitol Hill. "And this is where you let them know that ...

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Top general blames unclear science for transgender troops delay - Alamogordo Daily News - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 18:40

Top general blames unclear science for transgender troops delay
Alamogordo Daily News
Gender dysphoria — also known as gender identity disorder — is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as “a conflict between a person's physical or assigned gender and the gender with which they identify.” The Pentagon announced last year it ...

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Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Into Law Protecting LGBTQ Youth From Harmful Conversion Therapy - Human Rights Campaign (blog) - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 18:23

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Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Into Law Protecting LGBTQ Youth From Harmful Conversion Therapy
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
The dangerous practice is condemned by every major medical and mental health organization, including the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, and American Medical Association. HRC has partnered with the National ...

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Study examines effects of stopping psychiatric medication - UCLA Newsroom - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 18:03

UCLA Newsroom

Study examines effects of stopping psychiatric medication
UCLA Newsroom
Study findings are now available online in Psychiatric Services, a journal published by the American Psychiatric Association. Surveying 250 long-term users of psychiatric medications who had a diagnosis of serious mental illness and chose to ...

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RI passes law banning youth gay conversion therapy - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

RI passes law banning youth gay conversion therapyThe San Luis Obispo TribuneThe American Psychiatric Association says conversion therapy is not effective and possibly harmful. The association says there is no evidence changing childhood gender behaviors affects later sexual orientation.

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