Prenatal alcohol exposure and ability, academic achievement, and school functioning in adolescence: a longitudinal follow-up.

@article{Howell2006PrenatalAE,
  title={Prenatal alcohol exposure and ability, academic achievement, and school functioning in adolescence: a longitudinal follow-up.},
  author={Karen K Howell and Mary Ellen Lynch and Kathleen A. Platzman and G Harold Smith and Claire D Coles},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={116-26}
}
BACKGROUND Prenatal alcohol exposure is associated with learning, behavioral, and academic problems even in children without the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). OBJECTIVE To examine the prenatal alcohol exposure and ability, academic achievement, and school functioning in adolescence. METHODS In a longitudinal cohort, intelligence, academic performance, and school functioning were evaluated in 265 low socioeconomic status (SES) adolescents (M age = 15.1 years), 128 prenatally exposed to… CONTINUE READING

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