Alcohol-related Cognitive Disorders: Research and Clinical Perspectives

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Nova Science Publishers, 2009 - Psychology - 378 pages
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This book discusses the different mental and physical aspects of alcohol abuse, including prenatal foetal intoxication. It explores the many types of social behaviour affected by the excessive use of alcohol and the physical repercussions of this syndrome. It covers a vast variety of alcohol related conditions by many select consultants in this field. Alcohol addiction is one of the major disorders encompassing society world round. Its devastating effect on social stability and inter-personal relationships requires aggressive treatment and new ways to evoke the eventual success of sobriety. A book of this magnitude should prove helpful to students, laymen, and professionals in the medical and mental health field.

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Contents

Nonlnvasive Neuroimaging in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
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The Human Fetus and Maternal Alcohol Consumption
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LongTerm Impairments
91
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(Columbia University, New York)

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