fetal alcohol syndrome


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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

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Jones explained to Governor Wilson in the clemency petition, Robert Harris's appearance, behavior, brain function, and developmental problems, when coupled with the history of prenatal exposure to alcohol, clearly point to a diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome.
The influence of socioeconomic factors on the occurrence of fetal alcohol syndrome.
Denny said that fetal alcohol syndrome occurs in about 1 per 1,000 live births in the United States.
Here Nasdijj longs for his son, a victim of fetal alcohol syndrome (as is the author to a lesser degree), who died at age six, while they were fishing.
For example, attention deficits are consistently identified in children with fetal alcohol syndrome or alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder.
Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) exhibit behavioral and cognitive dysfunction ranging in severity from severe mental retardation to mild cognitive deficits and altered social interactions.
By 1983 the Benson textbook deemed avoidance of alcohol "best," an occasional beverage "okay," and it cautioned that "excessive intake may cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), is a medical diagnosis that refers to a set of alcohol-related disabilities associated with the use of alcohol during pregnancy.
Katie, who was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is mentally challenged, and Faith, who was badly burned as a baby battles stares from strangers every day of her life.
Alcohol use by expectant mothers can lead to problems with the mental and physical development of their children-a condition known as fetal alcohol syndrome.
Riley is a world-renowned expert on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
One of the (at least theoretically) most easily detectable features of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is a distinct pattern of facial characteristics.
Some specific subjects covered include non-invasive neuroimaging in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, and mental health disorders comorbid with fetal alcohol syndrome.
The fetal alcohol syndrome and substance abuse his defense presented as mitigating factors also are risk factors that cry out for treatment and vigilance.
Prenatal exposure to drugs/alcohol; characteristics and educational implications of fetal alcohol syndrome and cocaine/polydrug effects, 2d ed.
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