Abstract

Smoking during pregnancy may be associated with increased risk of bipolar disease

Author(s): News & Views

A study recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that there is an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children. The study aimed to, for the first time, assess in-depth the relationship between maternal smoking and bipolar disorder in offspring, which includes externalizing symptoms among its many manifestations.


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