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Antidepressant use during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: systematic review of observational studies and methodological considerations

BMC Medicine201816:6

Received: 9 November 2017

Accepted: 12 December 2017

Published: 15 January 2018

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Original Submission
9 Nov 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hilary Brown
23 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Roerecke
4 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Annie Fourrier-Réglat
6 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Daniel Morales
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12916-017-0993-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology Department, European Medicines Agency, 30 Churchill Place, London, UK
Division of Population Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK