Substance exposure in utero and developmental consequences in adolescence: A systematic review

@article{Irner2012SubstanceEI,
  title={Substance exposure in utero and developmental consequences in adolescence: A systematic review},
  author={Tina Birk Irner},
  journal={Child Neuropsychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={521 - 549}
}
  • Tina Birk Irner
  • Published 27 September 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child Neuropsychology
Background: The impacts of maternal substance use have been observed in both research and clinical experience. Several studies have shown that preschool children are at heightened risk of developing various cognitive, behavioral, and socioemotional difficulties. Most knowledge has been generated concerning alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the postnatal effects thereof. Less is known about substance use other than alcohol (for instance, opiates, marijuana, and cocaine) during pregnancy… 
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