alexa Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review
ISSN: 2378-5756

Journal of Psychiatry
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Review Article

Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review

Antônio Carlos C Freire1*, Camila CM de Oliveira2 and Milena Pereira Pondé3

1Escola Baiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Hospital Juliano Moreira, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

2Escola Baiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (EBMSP), EBMSP Research Group in Endocrinopathies during Pregnancy, Maternidade José Maria Magalhães Neto, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

3Escola Baiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, EBMSP Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Research in Autism, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

*Corresponding Author:
Antônio Carlos Cruz Freire
Escola Baiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública
Hospital Juliano Moreira
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Tel: +55 71 3235-9070
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: October 24, 2016; Accepted Date: November 23, 2016; Published Date: November 30, 2016

Citation: Freire ACC, Oliveira CCD, Pondé MP (2016) Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. J Psychiatry 19: 392. doi: 10.4172/2378-5756.1000392

Copyright: © 2016 C Freire ACC, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited

 

Abstract

Purpose: To determine the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children following antidepressant use in pregnancy. Methods: A systematic review using the CAPES platform for the January 2005 to May 2015 period. The descriptors used were (antidepressant) and (pregnancy) and (autism). Articles were selected based on preestablished inclusion/exclusion criteria, with quality evaluated using the STROBE checklist. Results: Six articles were evaluated, with five favoring some form of association between antidepressant use in pregnancy and ASD in the child. In one paper, this association was found only with boys, while another identified the risk in children exposed to maternal depressive symptoms with no use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Conclusion: Results show that in addition to the multiple factors linked to antidepressant use in pregnancy and child development, factors other than drug exposure may play a role in the development of ASD. Further studies are required to clarify this issue.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords