ERIC Number: EJ805013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
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Prenatal Smoking and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems in Children Studied from Childhood to Late Adolescence
Ashford, Janka; Van Lier, Pol A. C.; Timmermans, Maartje; Cuijpers, Pim; Koot, Hans M.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n7 p779 Jul 2008
A study was conducted to evaluate whether prenatal smoking was only related to externalizing or both internalizing and externalizing problems in children from childhood to early adolescence. Results indicated that maternal smoking during pregnancy is an accurate predictor of internalizing and externalizing psychopathology among children.
Descriptors: Smoking, Mothers, Infant Mortality, Pregnancy, Late Adolescents, Early Adolescents, Psychopathology, Children, Behavior Problems, Prevention, Prenatal Influences, Predictor Variables
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