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Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Older Fathers, Worse Psychiatric and Educational Outcomes in Children — Physician’s First Watch

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March 7, 2014

Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Older Fathers, Worse Psychiatric and Educational Outcomes in Children

By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors

Children born to fathers who were aged 45 or older were at greater risk for later autism spectrum disorders, psychosis, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other psychiatric and educational outcomes, compared with offspring of dads who were aged 20 to 24 when their children were born. The large, carefully performed epidemiological study was published in JAMA Psychiatry.

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Ellis Perlswig Physician, Psychiatry, self employedz

Interesting

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