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Marihuana use by pregnant women: neurobehavioral effects in neonates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7472153     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a prospective study of 291 mothers-to-be, 20 per cent reported some use of marihuana before and/or during pregnancy. A significant increase in symptoms associated with nervous system abnormalities was observed among babies born to heavy regular marihuana users and visuals responses were affected in two- to three-day-old infants in a dose-related fashion. No relationship between marihuana use and maternal weight again, length of gestation, duration of labor or birthweight was found.
Authors:
P A Fried
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Drug and alcohol dependence     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0376-8716     ISO Abbreviation:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Publication Date:  1980 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-05-21     Completed Date:  1981-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513587     Medline TA:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  415-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alcohol Drinking
Cannabis*
Child Behavior / drug effects*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn*
Male
Pregnancy*
Prospective Studies
Smoking

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