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Title Substance abuse during pregnancy and childhood / edited by Ronald R. Watson
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [1995]


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Description ix, 126 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Drug and alcohol abuse reviews ; 8
Drug and alcohol abuse reviews ; 8
Contents Diagnosis and Management of Drug Abuse During Pregnancy: Assessment of Consequences / Luis B. Curet -- Training Health Care and Human Services Personnel in Perinatal Substance Abuse / Kathleen J. Farkas -- Psychosocial Factors Affecting Rural Adolescent Alcohol Use / Tami J. Hedges, Meg Gerrard, Frederick X. Gibbons and Gabie E. Smith -- The Role of Culture in Preventing Perinatal Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs / Vivian L. Smith -- Trends and Theories Concerning Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among Adolescent Females / R. J. Russac and Sharon T. Weaver
Summary This collection of concise and interdisciplinary scientific reviews examines key aspects of the role of alcohol in causing fetal damage during pregnancy. Important areas reviewed include diagnosis and management of drug abuse during pregnancy, psychosocial factors that affect alcohol use by young adults, the role of cultural and ethnic groups in preventing abuse, and the training of health care personnel in prevention and treatment. Substance Abuse During Pregnancy and Childhood will be of interest to obstetricians/gynecologists, pediatricians, family medical doctors, health maintenance organizations, and those doing research on alcohol and its role in birth and neonatal defects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders -- Prevention.
Substance abuse in pregnancy -- Prevention.
Substance abuse in pregnancy.
Teenage girls -- Alcohol use.
Teenage girls -- Drug use.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Maternal-Fetal Exchange.
Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.
Maternal-Fetal Exchange.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.
Author Watson, Ronald R. (Ronald Ross)
LC no. 94044482
ISBN 0896032957 (alk. paper)