Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome by Ernest L. Abel

Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome

byErnest L. Abel, E. L. Abel

Hardcover | July 31, 1998

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This standard-setting work proposes the adoption of a new name and a new definition for this tragic disorder. Ernest Abel maintains that only alcohol abuse -- not "light" or "moderate" drinking -- is the necessary cause of alcohol-related birth defects. Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome demonstrates how alcohol abuse during pregnancy can result in spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, and preterm birth. Abel also examines other dysfunctions associated with alcohol abuse, such as -- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) -- cerebral palsy -- sleep disorders -- motor dysfunction -- mental retardation -- and autism.

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Title:Fetal Alcohol Abuse SyndromeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:271 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:July 31, 1998Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306456664

ISBN - 13:9780306456664

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Why Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome? Diagnosis. Spontaneous Abortion. Perinatal Problems. Miscellaneous ARBES. Growth Retardation. Craniofacial Anomalies. Alcohol-Abuse-Related Malformations. Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities: Structural and Sensory. Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities: Behavioral and Cognitive. The American Paradox. Permissive and Provocative Factors in FAS. Mechanisms. Conclusions and Implications. Index.