Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child by Hans-Ludwig SpohrAlcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child by Hans-Ludwig Spohr

Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing Child

EditorHans-Ludwig Spohr, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen

Paperback | June 9, 2011

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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.
Title:Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Developing ChildFormat:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.67 inPublished:June 9, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521282349

ISBN - 13:9780521282345

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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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"The breadth of this book is clearly a strength. The reader is exposed to a variety of approaches used to examine the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure as well as to the many issues that one must consider in this field....The book is quite appropriate for this audience and is also appropriate for those involved in social policy and law. The book does an excellent job of conveying the complexity of the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure without becoming too esoteric. A person wishing to become well informed about such effects would benefit greatly from reading this book." Sandra J. Kelly, PhD, Journal of Studies on Alcohol