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2012-10-17 14:15:35

-Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies, including deficits in spatial working memory (SWM). -This is the first study to examine the role of family history of alcoholism (FHP) in the neurocognitive effects of PAE. -Results suggest that some of the PAE neural effects are related to factors such as FHP. Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD),...

2012-05-16 09:19:24

-Prenatal exposure to alcohol can disrupt the brain's executive function (EF) and adaptive functioning. -A new study examines these abilities in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). -While results indicate similarities in the relation between EF and adaptive abilities among children with ADHD or PAE, the patterns of abilities in these children were different. Prenatal exposure to alcohol often results in...

2011-03-15 20:58:00

Children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder     * A new study has compared the verbal learning and memory performance of children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) with that of children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).    * The children with PAE had initial problems with learning information, reflecting inefficient encoding of verbal material.    * The...


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