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The Results of Data Analysis on 50 Pregnancy and Addiction Studies 1965–1977

  • Susan Dickey
  • Margruetta Hall

Abstract

During 1977, Burt Associates, Incorporated conducted a study of pregnancy and addiction for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The major research questions addressed were:
  • What are the differential effects of heroin and methadone on the mother and her offspring?

  • How does polydrug abuse in conjunction with heroin and/or methadone affect pregnancy outcomes?

  • What are the risks to the fetus/infant and mother as a result of drug taking behavior?

Keywords

Prenatal Care Untreated Group Methadone Maintenance Treated Mother Myoclonic Jerk 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Dickey
    • 1
  • Margruetta Hall
    • 2
  1. 1.Burt Associates, IncorporatedUSA
  2. 2.Division of Resource DevelopmentNational Institute on Drug Abuse Services Research BranchUSA

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