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Spohr, Hans-Ludwig

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A lifelong Challenge

In collab. with Wolter, Heike

With contrib. by Becker, Gela / Nagel, Manuela / Siedentopf, Jan-Peter / van Noort, Betteke Maria

Transl. by van Noort, Betteke Maria

    99,95 € / $114.99 / £91.00*

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    Publication Date:
    February 2018
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    • The only comprehensive book about the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) -
    • Includes guidelines and case studies -
    • Useful for doctors, midwives, workers in child protection agencies, parents and foster parents

    Aims and Scope

    The harmful consequences of alcoholism for the unborn child are still largely unknown. This book presents a detailed description of fetal alcohol syndrome as well as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders with respect to their clinical presentation, diagnosis, epidemiology, and pathogenesis. It also includes detailed considerations of underlying psychopathology, prevention, and therapy as well as the social consequences and impacts to patients.


    xiv, 294 pages
    19 Fig.
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text
    Alcohol in pregnancy, FAS, FASD, child development, addiction
    Primary care physicians, pediatricians, midwives, workers in child protection/employment agencies, parents and foster parents

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    “Dieses erste ausführliche Buch über das fetale Alkoholsyndrom [...] informiert nicht nur über den aktuellen wissenschaftlichen stand, sondern unterstützt auch den Allgemeinarzt und vor allem den Kinder- und Jugendarzt in der Praxis.”
    Franz Krösselhuber in: Österreichisches Ärzteblatt, S.40, 10/2014

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