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

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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