Low birth weight as a vulnerability marker for early drug use

Howard D. Chilcoat, Naomi Breslau

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Abstract

Using prospective data from a community-based sample, the authors tested (a) whether low birth weight (LBW) was a vulnerability marker for children's early drug use and (b) whether the antecedents and sequelae of LBW may act as mediators or confounders in the pathway to early drug use. A total of 823 children and their mothers - 473 LBW (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-112
Number of pages9
JournalExperimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology

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