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Congenital narcotic addiction
  1. B. W. Lewis,
  2. J. K. Stothers


    Attention is drawn to the probable increase in incidence of congenital narcotic addiction. Four instances of babies born to narcotic-addicted mothers are described. Three of the four infants developed symptoms, but all responded to treatment. Management with chlorpromazine alone is recommended. The social implications are briefly discussed.

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