Neurodevelopmental and psychological assessment of adolescents born to drug-addicted parents: effects of SES and adoption.

@article{Ornoy2010NeurodevelopmentalAP,
  title={Neurodevelopmental and psychological assessment of adolescents born to drug-addicted parents: effects of SES and adoption.},
  author={Asher Ornoy and Lulu Daka and Gil Goldzweig and Yoni Gil and Ludmila Mjen and Shabtai Levit and Emi Shufman and Rachel Bar-Hamburger and Charles W Greenbaum},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={354-68}
}
OBJECTIVES Prenatal exposure to heroin may have long-term consequences for development during early and middle childhood. The present research studied the cognitive, social, and emotional functioning of adolescents exposed to drugs prenatally, and investigated the extent to which the early adoption of children exposed prenatally to drugs would alleviate the possible effects of exposure. METHODS The study included 191 adolescents (12-16 years of age) and their parents in Israel, who had or had… CONTINUE READING