ERIC Number: ED112296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Drugs and Pregnancy: The Effects of Nonmedical Use of Drugs on Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Neonates. National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Issues 5.
Ferguson, Patricia, Ed.; And Others
The National Institute on Drug Abuse presents this report as the fifth in a series intended to summarize the empirical research findings and major theoretical approaches relating to the the issues of drug use and abuse. Included in this volume are summaries of the major research findings concerning the effects of nonmedical drug use on pregnancy. Research findings on the genetic, epidemiological, childbirth and neonatal effects of drug use are examined, especially in relation to the use of LSD, heroin and methadone. The summary of each study is formulated and detailed to provide the reader with the purpose, methodology, findings and conclusions of the study. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Genetics, Government Publications, Literature Reviews, Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, Narcotics, Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Summative Evaluation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.; Documentation Associates, Los Angeles, CA.