Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol

March 2000
Alcohol Research & Health;2000, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
Discusses the effects of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy on children. Effects on brain structure and function; Effects on cognitive and motor functions; Effects on mental health and psychosocial behavior.


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