Search for dissertations about: "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

  1. 1. Fetal Alcohol syndrome in adulthood - Psychological, psychosocial, and neuropsychological aspects of life in individuals who were prenatally exposed to alcohol

    Author : Jenny Rangmar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Adulthood; psychological; psychosocial and neuropsychological consequences; prenatal alcohol exposure;

    Abstract : Alcohol’s teratogenic effect on the developing fetal brain is devastating, resulting in, for instance, structural abnormalities as well as behavioral and neuropsychological impairments in the child. The umbrella term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is used to describe the range of effects, from neuropsychological dysfunctions to complete Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Adults with fetal alcohol syndrome – neuropsychological and psychosocial register-based follow-up studies

    Author : Jenny Rangmar; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : fetal alcohol syndrome; adults; primary disabilities; secondary disabilities;

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  3. 3. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Children and Young Adults with an emphasis on ophthalmology

    Author : Emelie Gyllencreutz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; Optic Nerve; Optical Coherence Tomography; Strabismus; Vision; Visual Perception; Quality of Life;

    Abstract : Introduction: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are a group of disorders caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). The most severe and most studied FASD condition is fetal alcohol syndrome. Other conditions include partial fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visuo-motor performance in children visually impaired due to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)

    Author : Kristina Gummel; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Purpose: To investigate the ophthalmological characteristics and to evaluate the magnocellular function in Russian orphanage children with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Methods: In the study 100 children aged 10-16 from Russian (St Petersburg) orphanages were examined: 50 with FAS and 50 control children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ophthalmologic characteristics andneuropediatric findings. With special emphasis on children adopted from eastern Europe

    Author : Marita Andersson Grönlund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ; adoption; eastern Europe; visual function; ocular dimensions; pre-and perinatal; neuropediatric; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder AD HD ; fetal alcohol syndrome FAS ;

    Abstract : Aim: To evaluate and relate visual function and ocular features to neuropediatric findings in a population-based group of children adopted from eastern Europe (Papers I-III) and in children with attentiondeficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), with and without treatment with stimulants (Paper IV).Methods: 99 children born 1990 1995 in eastern Europe and adopted to western Sweden during1993 1997 were invited to participate. READ MORE