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Prenatal alcohol consumption. Self versus collateral report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10435255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The reservations expressed about the accuracy of patient self-reports of drinking may be heightened when obtaining information about prenatal alcohol consumption, which may be subject to fears of social or medical disapproval. Thus, clinicians may seek collateral reports to confirm patients' reports during this critical time. The purpose of this study is to compare the self and collateral reports of antepartum alcohol consumption by 247 pregnant women, obtained shortly after the initiation of prenatal care, and again after delivery. Collateral reports of subjects were exceeded by the subjects' self-reports of alcohol consumption before pregnancy and in the antepartum.
G Chang; M A Goetz; L Wilkins-Haug; S Berman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of substance abuse treatment     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0740-5472     ISO Abbreviation:  J Subst Abuse Treat     Publication Date:    1999 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-17     Completed Date:  1999-09-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8500909     Medline TA:  J Subst Abuse Treat     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Alcohol Drinking / psychology*
Observer Variation
Population Surveillance
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects*
Sampling Studies
Self Disclosure*
Spouses / psychology*
Grant Support

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