Neuropsychological Measures of Attention and Impulse Control among 8-Year-Old Children Exposed Prenatally to Organochlorines

@inproceedings{Sagiv2012NeuropsychologicalMO,
  title={Neuropsychological Measures of Attention and Impulse Control among 8-Year-Old Children Exposed Prenatally to Organochlorines},
  author={Sharon K. Sagiv and Sally W. Thurston and D C David C Bellinger and Larisa M. Altshul and Susan A. Korrick},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND We previously reported associations between organochlorines and behaviors related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among boys and girls at 8 years of age using a teacher's rating scale for a birth cohort in New Bedford, Massachusetts (USA). OBJECTIVES Our goal was to corroborate these findings using neuropsychological measures of inattentive and impulsive behaviors. METHODS We investigated the association between cord serum polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p… CONTINUE READING