Childbirth, abortion and subsequent substance use in young women: a population-based longitudinal study.

@article{Pedersen2007ChildbirthAA,
  title={Childbirth, abortion and subsequent substance use in young women: a population-based longitudinal study.},
  author={Willy Pedersen},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2007},
  volume={102 12},
  pages={1971-8}
}
AIMS To investigate the possible linkages between deliveries, abortions and subsequent nicotine dependence, alcohol problems and use of cannabis and other illegal drugs from the ages of 15-27 years. METHODS Data were gathered as part of the Young in Norway Longitudinal Study, an 11-year follow-up of a representative sample of Norwegian adolescents and young adults. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Information was obtained on (i) the history of childbirths and induced abortions for the… CONTINUE READING

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