This cohort study examines whether selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposure during pregnancy is associated with speech/language, scholastic, and motor disorders in offspring up to early adolescence.
This population-based cohort study examines the association of perinatal risk factors with subsequent development of obsessive-compulsive disorder in Sweden.
This pharmacoepidemiology study examines associations between first-trimester antipsychotic exposure and risk for overall congenital and cardiac malformations among children born to women enrolled in Medicaid.
This Viewpoint discusses the effect of air pollutants on the brain and the benefits of environmental regulations and compliance and enforcement actions.
In a longitudinal, prospective cohort study of 2654 women who were recruited before 17 completed weeks of pregnancy, Yonkers and coauthors determine whether a likely diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder or antidepressant and benzodiazepine treatment during pregnancy is associated with risk of preterm birth.
Holz and coauthors clarify the influence of maternal smoking during pregnancy on the neural circuitry of response inhibition and its association with related behavioral phenotypes such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and novelty seeking in the mother’s offspring.
Gaysina et al examine the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring
conduct problems among children reared by genetically related and genetically unrelated mothers.
Three studies using distinct but complementary research designs were used. Possible covariates were
controlled for in the analyses. See the Editorial by Slotkin.