Effectiveness of a Home Intervention for Perceived Child Behavioral Problems and Parenting Stress in Children With In Utero Drug Exposure

Arlene M. Butz, Margaret Pulsifer, Nicole Marano, Harolyn Belcher, Mary Kathleen Lears, Richard Royall
2001 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine  
Objective: To determine if a home-based nurse intervention (INT), focusing on parenting education/skills and caregiver emotional support, reduces child behavioral problems and parenting stress in caregivers of in utero drug-exposed children. Design: Randomized clinical trial of a home-based INT. Settings: Two urban hospital newborn nurseries; homes of infants (the term infant is used interchangeably in this study with the term child to denote those from birth to the age of 36 months); and a research clinic in Baltimore, Md. ARTICLE
doi:10.1001/archpedi.155.9.1029 pmid:11529805 fatcat:sfpdr5sirjhgfgm2jx7kzfnhrm