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Neurobehavioral Effects of Lead Exposure, Montevideo Cohort

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Centre University of the Oriental Republic of Urugay
Contacts
Antonio Pascale, M.D.
Toxicologist
antopascale@gmail.com
Description of Cohort Following 100 children (age 11 – 18) living in Montevideo for 10 years to examine the neurobehavioral  effects  of childhood lead exposure.
Location of Cohort Montevideo
Chemicals/Exposures Studied Lead exposure
Health or Social Effects Studied Neurobehavioral effects and drug abuse.
What Samples are Being Collected Serum
Questionnaires CRAFFT screening questionnaire (Knight, 2002)
Child Behaviour Cheklist - CBCL (Achenbach, 1983).
Cohort Study Findings/Publications Fordyce F, Zhang C, Couto S, Moll MJ, Pascale A, Pose D et al. The Effects of Childhood and Adolescent Blood Lead Levels on Behavioral Outcomes. Collegium Ramazzini Conference. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2012.

Pascale A, Sosa A, Moll MJ, Couto S, Pose D, Laborde A. Psychoactive substances use by adolescents with lead exposure in childhood. Collegium Ramazzini Conference. Montevideo, Uruguay. March 2012.

Pascale A, Sosa A, Moll MJ, Couto S, Pose D, Laborde A, Bares C. Tobacco use in adolescents exposed to lead: preliminary results. J Subst Abuse Alcohol 2(3): 1020. [Abstract Pascale A, Sosa A, Moll MJ, Couto S, Pose D, Laborde A, Bares C. Tobacco use in adolescents exposed to lead: preliminary results. J Subst Abuse Alcohol 2(3): 1020.]
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