oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The problem of drug dependency in the pregnant mother
|Article Title||The problem of drug dependency in the pregnant mother|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||125 - 128|
|Keyword(s)||Alcohol, Depressed behaviour, Detrimental effects, Drug-dependent mother-to-be, Fetal strokes, Genito-urinary tract abnormalities, Health issues, Hyperexcitability, Illegal substances, Lethargic, Malformations, Neurobehavioural deficiencies, Pain-relievers, Poverty, Prenatal abuse, Prenatal harm, Rights of unborn infant, Tobacco and Unemployment|
The drugs or psychoactive substances which are referred to in this discussion are legal (socially acceptable drugs) and illegal (prohibited drugs) substances which have the ability to change moods, feelings and perceptions within the user (De Miranda 1987: I).
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