Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child

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Hans-Ludwig Spohr, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen
Cambridge University Press, Aug 22, 1996 - Medical - 307 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

critical period
3
Clinical symptoms in patients with fetal alcohol
15
Alcohol use during pregnancy and its effects
41
Risk factors and pathogenesis Ernest L Abel
63
Animal models for the study of alcoholrelated birth
77
Neuropathology in experimental fetal alcohol syndrome
103
Neuropathology in human fetal alcohol syndrome
123
HansChristoph Steinhausen MD
124
A doseresponse study of the enduring effects of prenatal
141
Centre for Human Growth Development University of Michigan
170
Rehabilitation approaches for fetal alcohol syndrome
249
a framework for successful
269
Social and public health aspects of alcohol abuse
289
Index
301
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