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


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Title: Fetal Alcohol syndrome in adulthood - Psychological, psychosocial, and neuropsychological aspects of life in individuals who were prenatally exposed to alcohol
Authors: Rangmar, Jenny
E-mail: jenny.rangmar@psy.gu.se
Issue Date: 26-May-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Rangmar, J., Hjern, A., Vinnerljung, B., Strömland, K., Aronson, M., & Fahlke, C. (2015). Psychosocial outcomes of fetal alcohol syndrome in adulthood. Pediatrics, 135(1), e52–e58. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-1915

II. Rangmar, J., Dahlgren Sandberg, A., Aronson, M., & Fahlke, C. (in press). Placement in out-of-home care in relation to psychosocial outcomes in adults with fetal alcohol syndrome. European Journal of Public Health.

III. Rangmar, J., Dahlgren Sandberg, A., Aronson, M., & Fahlke, C. (2015). Cognitive and executive functions, social cognition and sense of coherence in adults with fetal alcohol syndrome. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, (0), 1–7. DOI: 10.3109/08039488.2015.1009487

IV. Rangmar, J., Dahlgren Sandberg, A., Aronson, M., & Fahlke, C. Self-reported health, substance use, and criminality among adults with fetal alcohol syndrome. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2016-06-17
Disputation: Fredagen den 17 juni 2016, kl. 10.00, F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
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). The disabilities associated with FASD have a major impact on life for children, and perhaps even in adulthood. However, on... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9862-5
978-91-628-9863-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/44286
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