Parent substance use and child and adolescent health outcomes

Laurie Chassin, Austin J. Blake, Ariel Sternberg, Leena Bui, Ariana Ruof, Jack T. Waddell, Kit Elam, Lauren Paxton

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the research evidence concerning relations between parent substance use and substance use disorder and child physical and mental health outcomes. We discuss methodological issues in the literature and review major theoretical biopsychosocial mechanisms thought to explain these effects. These mechanisms include fetal exposure, temperament and gene-environment interplay, parenting (both general and specific to substance use), and early adversity. We conclude with a consideration of protective factors and directions for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Health, First Edition
PublisherElsevier
Pages722-740
Number of pages19
Volume2
ISBN (Electronic)9780128188736
ISBN (Print)9780128188729
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2023
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biopsychosocial mechanisms
  • Fetal exposure
  • Parent substance use disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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