SSW Assistant Professor Michelle Tuten is a co-author of the article "Maternal buprenorphine treatment and infant outcome" that was published by Drug and Alcohol Dependence." The work was published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Study focused on a sample of buprenorphine-exposed infants.
Maternal gestational buprenorphine dose is a positive predictor of NAS severity.
Polysubstance exposure most potently predicted NAS severity.
Findings underscore the need for comprehensive addictions treatment during pregnancy.
Other authors were from Johns Hopkins University and Medical Center and the University of North Carolina.