The October issue of the Journal of Attentions Disorders includes an article on the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on the risk for smoking in ADHD children grown up. The findings are based on a controlled longitudinal study of children with ADHD in adulthood. The extended effects of smoking continue to be a relevant issue in behavioral health, particularly for individuals with ADHD.
Biederman, J., Martelon, M. K., Woodworth, K. Y., Spencer, T. J., & Faraone, S. V. (2017). Is maternal smoking during pregnancy a risk factor for cigarette smoking in offspring?: A longitudinal controlled study of ADHD children grown up. Journal of Attention Disorders, 21, 975-985.
All APSARD members have access to the Journal of Attention Disorders as a benefit of their membership. The article above can be accessed at: