Prenatal Exposure to Opiates, Illicit Substances Associated With ADHD, Autism in Offspring

 ADHD in the News 2018-04-26

Children exposed to opiates and a number of illicit substances while in utero had more mental health symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than children not exposed to those substances, according to research published in Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment.