Maternal depression and neurobehavior in newborns prenatally exposed to methamphetamine.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The effects of maternal depression on neonatal neurodevelopment in MA exposed neonates have not been well characterized. OBJECTIVE To determine the neurobehavioral effects of maternal depressive symptoms on neonates exposed and not exposed to methamphetamine (MA) using the NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale (NNNS). DESIGN The purpose of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ntt.2008.11.004

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