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Childhood Lead Exposure and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Brown2018ChildhoodLE,
  title={Childhood Lead Exposure and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Megan Brown},
  year={2018}
}
Childhood Lead Exposure and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis by Megan Glenn Brown MS, Mississippi State University, 2008 BA, Utica College of Syracuse University, 2005 Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Clinical Psychology Walden University May 2018 Abstract Lead exposure during childhood is a significant global public health concern as the potential effects of exposure can result in the need… 

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