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Comment & Response
December 2013

A Leap of Faith in Antidepressant Treatment?

Author Affiliations
  • 1School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(12):1373. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2114

To the Editor The Ross et al systematic review1 of pregnancy and delivery outcomes following exposure to antidepressants in pregnancy found only harm, not benefit, associated with antidepressant exposure. Some effects were attenuated after controlling for depression in pregnancy; in other cases, the association with a negative health outcome remained as strong.

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