TITLE

Drinking Patterns and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

AUTHOR(S)
Maier, Susan E.; West, James R.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the consequences of maternal drinking patterns on prenatal alcohol exposure. Definition of alcohol consumption and drinking patterns; Animal studies of consequences of maternal drinking patterns; Results of human studies on the effects of maternal drinking patterns; Factors that may explain why binge drinking is harmful to fetal brain development.
ACCESSION #
7437634

 

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