Researchers studying 309 6-month-olds at Emory University’s Infant Development Laboratory found that infants prenatally exposed to antipsychotics showed significantly lower scores on a standardized neuromotor examination that tests posture, tone, reflexes and motor skills and habituation to a neutral female face. Results will appear in Archives of General Psychiatry.
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