Daily Archives: January 11, 2014

Psychotic Illness and Infection during Childhood and Adolescence

Hospital Admission With Infection During Childhood and Risk for Psychotic Illness–A Population-based Cohort Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24366719 Abstract A growing body of literature suggests that exposure to infections, particularly maternal infections, during pregnancy confers risk for later development of psychotic disorder. Though … Continue reading


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Parental Age and Autism – Sweden

Parental age and the risk of autism spectrum disorders: findings from a Swedish population-based cohort. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24408971 The objectives of this study were to examine the independent and dependent associations of maternal and paternal age and risk of offspring autism spectrum … Continue reading

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