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  • Teen Moms

    Parental Age Influences Autism Risk

    Previous studies have linked advancing paternal and maternal age with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now a new multinational study of parental age and autism risk published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry finds that the children of teen mothers, older parents, and parents with an age gap of 10 years or more […] More

  • Older Father

    Increased Risk of Psychiatric Problems Among Children of Older Fathers

    Children born to older fathers have an increased risk of psychiatric problems including attention deficits, bipolar disorder, autism, and schizophrenia compared to children born to younger fathers, suggests a new comprehensive study of paternal age and offspring mental health from researchers at Indiana University in Bloomington as published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Previous studies […] More