Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and brain development: The case of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

  title={Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and brain development: The case of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder},
  author={L. Pagani},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  • L. Pagani
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • Environmental tobacco smoke, inhaled by active firsthand smokers and their entourage, is associated with morbidity and mortality. Many children are passively exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide. Infants and young children account for the largest global disease burden associated with prenatal and postnatal secondhand smoke, probably due to underdeveloped neurological, immune, and respiro-circulatory systems. There is an increasingly robust association between tobacco smoke exposure, before and… CONTINUE READING
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