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  1. Fulltext. Custody of cocaine-exposed newborns : determinants of discharge decisions.

    Article - En anglais



    Maternal cocaine use is a leading grounds for newborn foster placement.

    This study was initiated the factors that predict custody status of infants born to substance-abusing women.


    A retrospective cohort design was used to study the correlates of discharge custody decisions for 99 consecutive infants testing positive for cocaine in a public hospital.


    The population was 49% Black, 40% Hispanic, and 11% other or unknown.

    Custody at discharge was to mothers (38%), other family members (25%), or agency foster care (36%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Mère, Descendance, Nouveau né, Homme, Législation, Juridiction, Prise décision, Admission sortie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Placement, Aide sociale enfant

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Mother, Progeny, Newborn, Human, Legislation, Jurisdiction, Decision making, Admission discharge, United States, North America, America, Child social welfare

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0680208

    Code Inist : 002B18H05C. Création : 09/06/1995.