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Pausova,Z., Paus,T., Abrahamowicz,M., Almerigi,J., Arbour,N., Bernard,M., Gaudet,D., Hanzalek,P., Hamet,P., Evans,A.C., Kramer,M., Laberge,L., Leal,S., Leonard,G., Lerner,J., Lerner,R.M., Mathieu,J., Perron,M., Pike,B., Pitiot,A., Richer,L., Seguin,J.R., Syme,C., Toro,R., Tremblay,R.E., Veillette,S., & Watkins,K. (2007) Genes, maternal smoking, and the offspring brain and body during adolescence: Design of the Saguenay youth study. Human Brain Mapping 28(6): 502-18. [PDF] [Supplementary Table 1] [Supplementary Table 2] [Supplementary Table 3]

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging [Supplementary Table 2, Section 4]

        1. Brain MRI 

T1-weighted

T2-weighted

PD

MTR

T1-weighted (T1W) T2-weighted (T2W) Proton Density (PDW) Magnetization Transfer Ratio (MT

 

        2. Abdominal MRI (extra and intra-abdominal fat) 

        Abdomen

 

        3. Kidney MRI

         kidneys

 

Neuropsychological Assessment [Supplementary Table 2, Section 3]  
Cardiovascular Assessment
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Anthropometry and Body Composition [Protocol PDF]
Medical and Psychiatric History [Supplementary Table 3, Section B]
Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Drugs [Supplementary Table 3, Section C]
Anti-Social Behaviour [Supplementary Table 3, Section D]
Lifestyle [Supplementary Table 3, Section E]
Self-attributes and Personality [Supplementary Table 3, Section F]