Long-term neurodevelopmental risks in children exposed in utero to cocaine. The Toronto Adoption Study.

@article{Koren1998LongtermNR,
  title={Long-term neurodevelopmental risks in children exposed in utero to cocaine. The Toronto Adoption Study.},
  author={Gideon Koren and Irena Nulman and Joanne Rovet and Rachel Greenbaum and Michal Loebstein and Thomas R Einarson},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={846},
  pages={306-13}
}
Children exposed in utero to cocaine are at risk for long-term neurobehavioral damage not just because of the drug itself; but also because of clustering of other health determinants, including low socioeconomic status, low maternal education, and maternal addiction, to mention a few. One methodologic approach to separate the direct neurotoxic effects of cocaine from these synergistic insults is to follow up a cohort of children exposed in utero to cocaine and given up for adoption to middle… CONTINUE READING

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