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Is Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy a Causal Environmental Risk Factor for Adolescent Antisocial Behavior? Testing Etiological Theories and Assumptions
Psychological Medicine
  • Brian M. D'Onofrio
  • Carol A. Van Hulle
  • Jackson A. Goodnight, University of Dayton
  • Paul J. Rathouz
  • Benjamin B. Lahey
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2012
Abstract
Background—Although many studies indicate that maternal smoking during pregnancy (SDP) is correlated with later offspring antisocial behavior (ASB), recent quasi-experimental studies suggest that background familial factors confound the association. The present study sought to test alternative etiological hypotheses using multiple indices of adolescent ASB, comparing differentially exposed siblings, and testing assumptions in the sibling-comparison design.
Inclusive pages
1535-1545
ISBN/ISSN
0033-2917
Document Version
Postprint
Comments

This article is the author's accepted manuscript. Some differences may exist between the manuscript and the published version; as such, researchers wishing to quote directly from this resource are advised to consult the version of record.

Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Keywords
  • Antisocial behavior,
  • criminality,
  • nicotine,
  • pregnancy,
  • smoking,
  • National Longitudinal Survey,
  • Prenatal Alcohol Exposure,
  • Externalizing Problems,
  • Outcomes,
  • Youth,
  • Hypotheses,
  • Design,
  • Trajectories,
  • Children,
  • Nicotine
Disciplines
Citation Information
Brian M. D'Onofrio, Carol A. Van Hulle, Jackson A. Goodnight, Paul J. Rathouz, et al.. "Is Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy a Causal Environmental Risk Factor for Adolescent Antisocial Behavior? Testing Etiological Theories and Assumptions" Psychological Medicine Vol. 42 Iss. 7 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jackson_goodnight/1/