Schiff DM, Stoltman JJK, Nielsen TC, Myers S, Nolan M, Terplan M, Patrick SW, Wilens TE, Kelly J. Assessing Stigma Towards Substance Use in Pregnancy: A Randomized Study Testing the Impact of Stigmatizing Language and Type of Opioid Use on Attitudes Toward Mothers With Opioid Use Disorder. Journal of addiction medicine. 2021 Mar 16. PMID: 33758119 [PubMed]
To examine the extent to which colloquial phrases used to describe opioid-exposed mother-infant dyads affects attitudes toward mothers with opioid use disorder (OUD) to assess the role stigmatizing language may have on the care of mothers with OUD.