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Beyond the Stereotypes [microform] : Women, Addiction, and Perinatal Substance Abuse. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session
Bib ID 5522102
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1990 
201 p. 
Summary

The hearing reported in this document was called to address the human havoc wreaked by substance abuse among pregnant women in America. Witnesses included leading scientists and innovative service providers qualified to supply the best information on chemically dependent women across the country and to point the way to a better understanding of the range of their needs. Statements were made by the following participants: (1) Douglas J. Besharov, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.; (2) Sheila Blume, M.D., C.A.C., medical director, alcoholism, chemical dependency and compulsive gambling programs, South Oaks Hospital, Amityville, NY; (3) Iris E. Smith, director, prevention and applied research, Laboratory of Human and Behavior Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; (4) Alan I. Trachtenberg, M.D., M.P.H., medical director, Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment, Berkeley, CA; (5) Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., Senior Vice President for Programs, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, White Plains, NY; (6) Kathleen 'X', parent, Germantown, MD; and (7) Jing Ja Yoon, M.D., Clinic of Neonatology, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY. A large number of prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials were also read into the proceedings and are included in the report. (TE)

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Subjects Alcohol Abuse.  |  Child Abuse.  |  Child Advocacy.  |  Child Custody.  |  Child Health.  |  Child Neglect.  |  Child Welfare.  |  Disadvantaged Environment.  |  Drug Abuse.  |  Family Environment.  |  Family Violence.  |  Federal Government.  |  Federal Programs.  |  Females.  |  Hearings.  |  One Parent Family.  |  Perinatal Influences.  |  Poverty.  |  Pregnancy.  |  Substance Abuse.  |  Congress 101st
Form/genre Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials.
Other authors/contributors Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
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