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Pitt Research Shows Early Lead Exposure Is A Significant Cause Of Juvenile Delinquency

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Children exposed to lead have significantly greater odds of developing delinquent behavior, according to a University of Pittsburgh researcher.

May 15, 2000 -- Children exposed to lead have significantly greater odds of developing delinquent behavior, according to a University of Pittsburgh researcher. The study results, directed by Herbert Needleman, M.D., professor of child psychiatry and pediatrics, were presented today at the 2000 Pediatric Academic Societies and American Academy of Pediatrics Joint Meeting.


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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (2000, May 16). Pitt Research Shows Early Lead Exposure Is A Significant Cause Of Juvenile Delinquency. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/05/000515085306.htm
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