Maternal smoking during pregnancy and conduct problems in high-risk youth: a developmental framework.

@article{Wakschlag2002MaternalSD,
  title={Maternal smoking during pregnancy and conduct problems in high-risk youth: a developmental framework.},
  author={Lauren Wakschlag and Sydney L Hans},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={351-69}
}
Smoking during pregnancy is associated with adverse consequences for children. Most recently, it has been established as a risk factor for developmental psychopathology, specifically Conduct Disorder (CD). Although this association has been shown to be robust, developmental pathways from exposure to CD have not been established. We examined how prenatal exposure to cigarettes interacts with child and family factors to increase risk of CD symptoms in a longitudinal study of 10-year-old urban… CONTINUE READING

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