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ADHD and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD)
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Authors: Kieran D. O'Malley (Consultant, So. & East Belfast Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Book Description:
This multi-author book will discuss the history and clinical presentation of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD) i.e Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND). These developmental neuropsychiatric disorders result from prenatal exposure to alcohol during any gestational period of pregnancy. The book will particularly address the co-occurring presence of ADHD in patients with FASD. ADHD is the most frequent neuropsychiatric presentation of FASD throughout the lifespan and it is particularly difficult to manage because the underlying pathophysiology is related to prenatal neurotoxic brain injury. Although prenatal alcohol exposure , and the resulting FASD, is recognized as the commonest preventable cause of intellectual disabilty, many clinicians and educators are not aware that 75 to 80% of the patients with FASD have I.Q.s over 70. Thus, the neuropsychiatric presentation of FASD can often be unrecognized or misunderstood. FASD are the true clinical ' masqueraders' and ADHD is their most likely disguise!
The authors are all experienced professionals from a wide range of disciplines working throughout the USA and Canada.They have been involved in the diagnosis, research and management of FASD for many years and this book will bring their collective knowledge regarding management from infancy to adulthood to an inter-professional audience.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ( FASD). An Overview; pp. 1-24
(Kieran O'Malley,)

Chapter 2 - Infant, Toddler, Young Child Systems of Care for Patients with FASD and their Families; pp. 25-38
(Kieran O'Malley);

Chapter 3 - Sensory Processing and Integration in FASD; pp. 39-50 (Tracy Jirikowic);

Chapter 4 - The Pathophysiology of ADHD in Patients with ADHD and FASD. The Role of Medication; pp. 51-68
(Kieran O'Malley)

Chapter 5 - The Role of Therapeutic Intervention in Substance –Abusing Mothers: Preventing FASD in the Next Generation; pp. 69-94
(Therese Grant et al.)

Chapter 6 - Neuropsychological Profiles of Children and Adolescents with FASD and ADHD; pp. 95-120
(Donald and Valerie Massey);

Chapter 7 - Adult Neuropsychology of FASD; pp. 121-142
(Kathy Page)

Chapter 8 - Sexually Inappropriate Behavior in Patients with FASD; pp. 143-178
(Natalie Novick- Brown);

Chapter 9 - Identifying and Treating Social Communication Disorders in Children with FASD; pp. 179-196
(Truman E Coggins et al.)

Chapter 10 - FASD and ADHD: The Nuts and Bolts of Diagnosis and Treatment in the Real World; pp. 197-216
(Phil Mattheis);

Chapter 11 - Multi-Modal Management Strategies in FASD through the Lifespan; pp. 217-236
(Kieran O’Malley);

Chapter 12 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in the Adult: Vulnerability, Disability or Diagnosis - a Psychodynamic Perspective; pp. 237-268
(Arthur K. Sullivan)

Index pp.268

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10, 279.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-573-3
   Status: AV
  
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