Prenatal alcohol exposure and offspring mental health: A systematic review

Highlights Prenatal alcohol use is associated with offspring mental health problems. There is disparity in the measurement of internalising disorders across studies. Future studies should utilise methods that allow stronger causal evidence. Abstract

Article Summary: Challenging sleep-wake behaviours reported in informal, conversational interviews of caregivers of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Difficulty sleeping is common among those with FASD. However, sleep difficulties are seldomly discussed in the literature, or among health care professionals and caregivers, as

What Happens When Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Become Adults?

Eileen M. Moore, PhD and Edward P. Riley, PhD Abstract The range of structural abnormalities and functional deficits caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) are referred

Adolescents with FASD: Education-Based Strategies for Social Skills Development

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a permanent neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by physical, mental, and learning disabilities. Despite variability, individuals with FASD consistently struggle with

Drinking in pregnancy could affect children’s mental health

New research led by the University of Bristol has found children whose mothers drink during pregnancy could be at greater risk of mental health problems,

New method uses AI to screen for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Tool leverages computer vision and machine learning to screenings in low-resource environments Date: February 26, 2019 Source: University of Southern California Summary: Scientists have developed

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