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Editors: 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 disability, 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. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
pp. vii-viii

Chapter 1
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: An Overview
(Kieran D. O'Malley)
pp. 1-24

Chapter 2
Infant, Toddler and Young Child Systems of Care for Patients with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Their Families
(Kieran D. O'Malley)
pp. 25-38

Chapter 3
Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Disorders
(Tracy Jirikowic)
pp. 39-50

Chapter 4
Pathophysiology of ADHD in Patients with ADHD and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The Role of Medication
(Kieran D. O'Malley)
pp. 51-68

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

Chapter 6
Neuropsychological Profiles of Children and Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and ADHD
(Donald and Valerie Massey)
pp. 95-120

Chapter 7
Adult Neuropsychology of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(Kathy Page)
pp. 121-142

Chapter 8
Sexually Inappropriate Behavior in Patients with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(Natalie Novick-Brown)
pp. 143-178

Chapter 9
Identifying and Treating Social Communication Deficits in School-Age Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(Truman E Coggins et al.)
pp. 179-196

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

Chapter 11
Multi-Modal Management Strategies Through the Lifespan
(Kieran D. O’Malley)
pp. 217-236

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

pp. 269-282

      Alcohol and Drug Abuse
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2015 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 290. 7x10 - (NBC-HS)
   ISBN: 978-1-63463-491-5
   Status: AV
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