Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

Editor(s): Edward P. Riley, Sterling Clarren, Joanne Weinberg, Egon Jonsson

Published Online: 15 NOV 2010 01:49PM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527328390

Online ISBN: 9783527632510

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632510

About this Book

Reflecting the recent increased public awareness of the topic, this is the first and most comprehensive resource for over a decade on the molecular basis, prevalence, treatment options, socioeconomic impact and prevention strategies of FADS. Edited by world-renowned experts, this compendium includes the latest research results to provide new insights and realistic estimations of FADS frequencies in Western communities.
An invaluable resource for every professional dealing with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of FADS, from researchers via health professionals to social workers.

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Incidence, Prevalence, and Economic Aspects of FASD

    1. Chapter 4

      Costs of FASD (pages 45–69)

      Nguyen Xuan Thanh, Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson, Liz Dennett and Philip Jacobs

  2. Part Two: Causes and Diagnosing of FASD

  3. Part Three: Prevention Policies and Programs

    1. Chapter 10

      Next Steps in FASD Primary Prevention (pages 175–191)

      Robin Thurmeier, Sameer Deshpande, Anne Lavack, Noreen Agrey and Magdalena Cismaru

  4. Part Four: FASD and the Legal System

    1. Chapter 16

      The Impact of FASD: Children with FASD Involved with the Manitoba Child Welfare System (pages 275–295)

      Linda Burnside, Don Fuchs, Shelagh Marchenski, Andria Mudry, Linda De Riviere, Marni Brownell and Matthew Dahl

  5. Part Five: Research Needed on FASD

  6. Part Six: Personal Views from People Living with FASD

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