Prenatal Organochlorine Exposure and Measures of Behavior in Infancy Using the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS)

@inproceedings{Sagiv2008PrenatalOE,
  title={Prenatal Organochlorine Exposure and Measures of Behavior in Infancy Using the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS)},
  author={Sharon K. Sagiv and J. Kevin Nugent and Thomas B Brazelton and Anna L Choi and Paige E. Tolbert and Larisa M. Altshul and Susan A. Korrick},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND Previous literature suggests an association between organochlorines and behavioral measures in childhood, including inattention. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to assess whether prenatal organochlorine exposure is associated with measures of attention in early infancy. METHODS We investigated an association between cord serum polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p'-dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene (DDE) levels and measures of attention from the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment… CONTINUE READING

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