Behavioral outcome of preschoolers exposed prenatally to cocaine: role of maternal behavioral health.

@article{Accornero2002BehavioralOO,
  title={Behavioral outcome of preschoolers exposed prenatally to cocaine: role of maternal behavioral health.},
  author={Veronica H. Accornero and Connie E. Morrow and Emmalee S. Bandstra and Arnise L. Johnson and James C Anthony},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={259-69}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of prenatal cocaine exposure and maternal behavioral health (recent drug use and psychological functioning) on child behavior at age 5 years. METHOD In this longitudinal investigation, maternal report of child behavior was assessed using the Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) in 140 cocaine-exposed and 181 noncocaine-exposed (61 alcohol, tobacco, and/or marijuana-exposed, and 120 nondrug-exposed) low-income, African American children. Structural equation… CONTINUE READING

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