Parents' age and the risk for autism and schizophrenia: Is the connection real? – Department of Biology - University of Copenhagen

03 October 2016

Parents' age and the risk for autism and schizophrenia: Is the connection real?

A new study published in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health indicates
that parents who reproduce later in life are more likely to have children
who develop autism disorders. Later reproduction was not, however,
associated with increased risk for schizophrenia in offspring.

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