Cocaine: Effects on the Developing Brain, Volume 5; Volume 846
John Adriance Harvey, Barry E. Kosofsky
New York Academy of Sciences, 1998 - Medical - 436 pages
This volume is taken from the proceedings of a New York Academy of Sciences conference held on September 16-19, 1997. It discusses and interprets recent controversial clinical, animal and behavioural studies suggesting that particular brain structures, neurotransmitter systems and behaviours may be compromised by gestational cocaine exposure.
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