Three-year outcome of children exposed prenatally to drugs.

  title={Three-year outcome of children exposed prenatally to drugs.},
  author={Dan R Griffith and Scott Azuma and Ira J Chasnoff},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={33 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the 3-year behavioral and developmental outcome of children prenatally exposed to maternal substances of abuse. METHOD Ninety-three children exposed prenatally to cocaine and other drugs taken by the mother during pregnancy (Group 1), 24 polydrug/noncocaine exposed children (Group 2), and 25 nonexposed children (Group 3) were evaluated at 3 years of age as part of a longitudinal prospective study of the impact of intrauterine substance exposure on long-term outcome. The… CONTINUE READING

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