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Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Scientific Considerations and Policy Implications
     

Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Scientific Considerations and Policy Implications

by Suzanne K. Wenzel, Barry E. Kosofsky, John A. Harvey, Martin Y. Iguchi, Paul Steinberg
 

New research has shown that children exposed to cocaine before birth are at risk of learning and behavioral problems. Such problems have broad implications for education, social welfare, and criminal justice in the U.S. However, there are numerous opportunities to minimize prenatal cocaine exposure and its impacts and thus to enhance the well-being of women and

Overview

New research has shown that children exposed to cocaine before birth are at risk of learning and behavioral problems. Such problems have broad implications for education, social welfare, and criminal justice in the U.S. However, there are numerous opportunities to minimize prenatal cocaine exposure and its impacts and thus to enhance the well-being of women and their children. A collaboration with the New York Academy of sciences, this report presents an overview of the current state of knowledge regarding the effects of cocaine on the developing brain and offers policy considerations for addressing the issues that arise from cocaine use by pregnant women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833030016
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
07/13/2001
Pages:
38
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

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