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Prenatal and Perinatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

There is great hope that continued study of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental susceptibility in OCD will provide needed insights into disease mechanisms and risk factors that can be leveraged for prevention and intervention.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Sweden] Association of Perinatal Risk Factors With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder / A Population-Based Birth Cohort, Sibling Control Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Maternal smoking of 10 cigarettes or more per day during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of offspring OCD both in the fully adjusted model (HR, 1.20; 95% CI, 1.13-1.28) and in the sibling comparison model (HR, 1.27; 95% CI, 1.02-1.58) (Tab
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:40

Teen OCD may trace back to environment at birth and even before

Smoking during pregnancy, cesarean section delivery, preterm birth, unusually low or high weight at birth and breech presentation at labor were all associated with an increased risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) later in life, the study found.
added Oct 11, 2016 21:35
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[Sweden] Have you got OCD? Why your mother could be to blame: Smoking during pregnancy and Caesarean births 'may put babies at greater risk'

Study looked at data involving 2.4 million people born in Sweden
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 10:55

Prenatal Factors May Raise Child's Risk for OCD

smoking while pregnant, and unusually large or small babies were all associated with increased risk for the mental health disorder, Swedish researchers reported.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 01:24

[Kentucky] Use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy may be common, but still not considered a good idea

E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, and adult women of childbearing age are the most common users. This is especially true in Kentucky, which has the country’s second highest rate of smoking during pregnancy. Many women try to quit or reduce their sm
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26

[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01

Assessing Links Between Tobacco Smoke and Atopic Dermatitis

“the results of this meta-analysis of observational studies suggest that active smoking and passive exposure to cigarette smoke in the home are associated with higher prevalence of AD in both children and adults.” While that may be evident, they do note t (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:05

Increasing airway obstruction from 8 to 18 years in extremely preterm/low-birthweight survivors born in the surfactant era

had significant impairments in airflow through childhood into late adolescence that increased over time compared with controls. At-risk preterm participants include those who had bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and smokers at 18 years.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:46

Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prenatal maternal smoking was associated with increased risk for TS/CT as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions, even after adjustment for several important variables, including maternal psychiatric history, socioeconomic status, and partner
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Sep 16, 2016 16:56
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