Department News : 2011 :

Frank Bandiera, M.P.H.

UM Pediatric Study Links Secondhand Smoke to Mental Health Disorders

The danger of secondhand smoke is now well understood when it comes to respiratory problems, but intriguing new findings from Miller School researchers and their collaborators show smoke exposure is associated with symptoms of several mental health disorders in children and adolescents. The research is published in the April issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

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