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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The Northern Territorys (NT) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Strategy will prevent and reduce the impacts of FASD by:
Maybe I have confirmational bias, as I have seen the common thread of fetal alcohol exposure run from childhood to adults, but many of my residents and students see it as well.
The challenges I have faced in these roles are many, but they pale in comparison to the challenges I face as the parent of a child with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Anyone who has been following my commentaries in CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY NEWS will know that I have become interested in an invisible public health problem of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, which are being proposed as a new diagnosis of neurobehavioral disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (ND-PAE) in the DSM-5.
Previously, if all three of these facial features were present, a history of maternal drinking was not needed in the diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome.
"They represent the most data-driven diagnostic criteria for fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder produced to date."
Key words: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; prenatal alcohol exposure; fetal alcohol effects; developmental alcohol exposure; developmental disorder; diagnosis; treatment; intervention; human studies; clinical studies; animal models; literature review
Fetal alcohol syndrome is now thought to be a spectrum disorder due to the range of outcomes from alcohol exposure during pregnancy.
Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to FASO for Parents, Carers and Professionals provides a fine introduction to the most common non-genetic learning disability caused by alcohol during pregnancy, is written by two FASD experts, and analyzes the effects of alcohol on development--and even more importantly, how its effects can appear later on in life.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a serious birth defect and developmental disorder caused by in utero exposure to alcohol (1).
So here are the important facts about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders:
To help raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, liquor stores, restaurants and bars now have to display FASD prevention signage.
Hacia fines de 1973, miembros de este mismo grupo de investigadores publicaron un nuevo articulo en que dieron a esta entidad diagnostica el nombre con el cual la conocemos hoy: fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) o, en espanol, sindrome de alcoholismo fetal (SAF).
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; interdisciplinary perspectives.
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