Prenatal SSRI exposure: Effects on later child development

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss the interactive processes of the pre- and postnatal environment in relation to child development, and how this may contribute to behavioral problems amongst children with prenatal exposure to SSRIs.

2. Describe methodological challenges of early studies attempting to investigate long-term effects of prenatal SSRI-exposure.

Hermansen, T. K., & Melinder, A. (2015). Prenatal SSRI exposure: Effects on later child development. Child Neuropsychology, 21(5), 543-569.