Diagnosis of fetal alcohol
spectrum disorders: A validity study of the fetal alcohol
This article tracks the changing concepts and refinements in diagnoses that have occurred since the first description of FAS in 1973; next, it highlights some of the research advances made in recent years in diagnosing the effects of fetal alcohol
exposure, elucidating the mechanisms through which alcohol exerts its detrimental effects, preventing prenatal alcohol exposure, and developing treatments for affected individuals.
syndrome (FAS) is the most severe form of a broad range of structural anomalies and neurocognitive and behavioural disabilities, known as fetal alcohol
spectrum disorder (FASD), resulting from the exposure of the developing fetus to alcohol.
The charity's call marked the 11th International Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorders Day.
Guideline to the Prevention of Fetal Alcohol
Characteristics of mothers who have children with fetal alcohol
syndrome or some characteristics of fetal alcohol
Our FAScinating Journey addresses the challenges that a child and their family faces when they are diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
These disabilities include a continuum of disorders known as Fetal Alcohol
Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).
Surgeon General released an advisory on alcohol use during pregnancy warning that pregnant women and women who may become pregnant to abstain from consuming alcohol during pregnancy in order to eliminate the risk of having a child with fetal alcohol
syndrome or other disorders caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (Office of the Surgeon General, 2005).
Berry, the daughter, diagnosed with fetal alcohol
syndrome and unable to function in normal school, is to be sent to Lansing for special education.
Prince Albert FAS Task Force, Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome Project Coordinator, Prince Albert.
And finally Benny, 15, an African-American boy who weighed 2 pounds at birth and suffered from fetal alcohol
SAN DIEGO -- Children with fetal alcohol
spectrum disorders receive a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses and medications, Julia Murray, M.
The National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome UK called for advice for mothers-to-be about the dangers to be printed on bottles of wine, beer, spirits and alcopops.
Imbibing substantial amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol
syndrome, a condition characterized by birth defects ranging from abnormal facial features to severe neurological defects.