Women and Drinking: Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies
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Drinking during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities that have lifelong
effects yet are 100% preventable. A variety of brief motivational behavioral interventions
developed for nonpregnant women of childbearing age can effectively
prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEP).
This book outlines clinical definitions and the history of fetal alcohol spectrum
disorders (FASD), epidemiology and effects across the lifespan, evidence-based
prevention practices such as CHOICES and CHOICES-like interventions, and
opportunities for dissemination.
The information and resources presented will help a
wide variety of practitioners in diverse settings, ranging from high-risk settings
such as mental health and substance abuse treatment centers to primary care
clinics and universities, deliver interventions targeting behavior change.
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- Theories and Models of FASD
- Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies
- Treatment - Dissemination Efforts for Avoiding Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies
- Case Vignette
- Describe the effects of fetal alcohol disorder on children
- State the incidence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
- Identify the key component of the CHOICES intervention
- List the facial characteristics of FAS