SSW's Tuten Co-authors "Maternal buprenorphine treatment and infant outcome"

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.


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