Scientific Council Member Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., Leads Study that Suggests Dad's Stress Can Increase Risk for Depression

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Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD

While most studies focus on maternal effects on offspring, this new study with animal models suggests a father's life exposure to stress can increase an unborn child's risk of stress-related illnesses, including depression and anxiety.

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