1. Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, FAS, and FASD: An Introduction

  1. Prof. Dr. Edward P. Riley4,
  2. Prof. Dr. Sterling Clarren5,
  3. Dr. Joanne Weinberg6 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson7
  1. Tanya T. Nguyen1,2,
  2. Jennifer Coppens3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Edward P. Riley4

Published Online: 15 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch1

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

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

How to Cite

Nguyen, T. T., Coppens, J. and Riley, E. P. (2010) Prenatal Alcohol Exposure, FAS, and FASD: An Introduction, in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition (eds E. P. Riley, S. Clarren, J. Weinberg and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 4

    San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral Teratology, 6363, Alvarado Ct. #209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

  2. 5

    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine – Pediatrics, L408 – Oak Street 4480, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada

  3. 6

    University of British Columbia, Department of Cellular & Physioloical Scinces, Health Sciences Mall 2350, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

  4. 7

    University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    San Diego State University/University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 6363 Alvarado Ct #103, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

  2. 2

    San Diego State University, Department of Psychology and the, Center for Behavioral Teratology, 6363 Alvarado Ct #209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

  3. 3

    University of Alberta, Doctor of Medicine Program, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, 11025 Jasper Avenue #608, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 0K7, Canada

  4. 4

    San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral Teratology, 6363, Alvarado Ct. #209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328390

Online ISBN: 9783527632510

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Keywords:

  • Fetal alcohol syndrome;
  • fetal alcohol spectrum disorders;
  • prenatal alcohol exposure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Diagnosing the Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

  • Risk factors influencing FAS and FASD Conditions

  • Prevalence and Impact of FAS and FASD

  • Prevention

  • Interventions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References