Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Barry M. Lester, Barry S. Zuckerman's Children of Addiction: Research, Health, and Public Policy PDF

By Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Barry M. Lester, Barry S. Zuckerman

ISBN-10: 0815339003

ISBN-13: 9780815339007

Young ones of dependancy reviews very important unique study at the organic and mental results of dependancy in young ones. The contributions are uniformly good written and replicate the bigger social implications of the study undertaken. The e-book should be worthwhile for a huge array of classes on alcoholism and/or medicines and behavior in quite a few graduate point classes in schooling, drugs, psychology, psychiatry and public wellbeing and fitness and coverage.

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At various levels of cocaine exposure, these variables may confound, mediate, or moderate drug effects. However, despite these advances in research, there remain intrinsic methodological constraints in human studies. For example, it is still difficult to ascertain whether cocaine and other psychoactive substance exposures have occurred at all. Even more complex is the problem of determining gestational timing of exposure and the acute and cumulative doses to which the fetus was exposed. Understanding these constraints will facilitate an informed interpretation of available data and future study designs.

Zuckerman, Barry S. publisher : Taylor ? 29/13 subject : Children of alcoholics, Children of narcotic addicts, Alcoholics--Family relationships, Parents--Drug use, Child of Impaired Parents--United States, Alcoholism--United States, Parent-Child Relations--United States, Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects--Unite Page i CHILDREN OF ADDICTION Page ii This page intentionally left blank. ZUCKERMAN ROUTLEDGEFALMER NEW YORK & LONDON/2000 Page iv Published in 2000 by RoutledgeFalmer 29 West 35th Street New York, NY 10001 Published in Great Britain by RoutledgeFalmer 11 New Fetter Lane London EC4P 4EE RoutledgeFalmer is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group This edition published in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2002.

1997), other investigators working with nonpregnant samples have found that rates of appearance of radioactive-labeled cocaine show wide individual variability (Henderson, Harkey, Zhou, Jones, & Jacob, 1996). In addition, hair assays may inadvertently create ethnic and age biases in research data, such that dose of exposure may be underestimated in fair-haired samples. Hair with high concentrations of melanin binds cocaine metabolites more readily than blond or white hair (Reid, O’Connor, & Crayton, 1994).

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