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Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child

Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child


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This authoritative new publication comprehensively reviews the important relationship between maternal alcohol abuse during pregnancy and the resulting in utero damage to the child, as well as the results of this damage during the child's development. The first part of the book discusses clinical issues of alcohol-related fetal malformation, the clinical picture of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the epidemiology of maternal alcohol abuse, and the developmental outcome of the affected children. The second part addresses pathogenesis and neuropathology. Part Three reviews developmental issues of the growing affected child. The final part evaluates approaches to rehabilitation and intervention while reviewing social and public health issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521282345
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/09/2011
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface H.-L. Spohr and H.-C. Steinhausen; Foreword R. Zetterstrom; Part I. Clinical Issues: Alcohol teratogenicity in humans: critical periods, thresholds, specificity and vulnerability J. E. Whitty and R. J. Sokol; Clinical symptoms in patients with fetal alcohol syndrome F. Majewski; Alcohol use during pregnancy and its effects on developmental outcome M. Kaminski and B. Larroque; Part II. Pathogenesis and Neuropathology: Risk factors and pathogenesis E. L. Abel and J. Hannigan; Animal models for the study of alcohol related birth defects J. H. Hannigan and E. L. Abel; Neuropathology in experimental Fetal Alcohol Syndrome L. C. Band and J. R. West; Neuropathology in human Fetal Alcohol Syndrome G. Stoltenburg-Didinger; Part III. Developmental Issues: A dose-response study of the enduring effects of prenatal alcohol exposure: birth - 14 years A. P. Streissguth, F. L. Bookstein, and A. M. Barr; Effects of fetal alcohol exposure on early cognitive development I. Autti-Rämo and M. L. Granström; The implications of attachment theory for the socioemotional development of children exposed to alcohol prenatally M. J. O'Connor; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in adolescence: long-term perspective of children diagnosed in infancy H. L. Spohr; Psychopathology and cognitive functioning in children with FAS H.-C. Steinhaussen; Part IV. Intervention: Rehabilitation approaches for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome B. A. Morse and L. Weiner; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: a framework for successful prevention L. Weiner and B. Morse; Social and public health aspects of alcohol abuse in pregnancy A.-M. Nybo Andersen and J. Olsen; Index.

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