Consequences of prenatal toxin exposure for mental health in children and adolescents

@article{Williams2006ConsequencesOP,
  title={Consequences of prenatal toxin exposure for mental health in children and adolescents},
  author={J. Williams and L. Ross},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={243-253}
}
  • J. Williams, L. Ross
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Drug use during pregnancy is common and the developing foetus may be exposed to a range of environmental toxins that have long-term consequences for neurodevelopment. We conducted a systematic review of the literature to explore the results of longitudinal cohort studies that have examined this question. Out of 2,977 abstracts identified, 7 previous systematic reviews and 95 original articles met further selection criteria. These mostly addressed the neurodevelopmental effects of exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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