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Author Hannigan, John H

Title Alcohol and Alcoholism : Effects on Brain and Development
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 1999


Description 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: How Research on Alcohol and Alcoholism Has Informed Research on Developing Brains; 1 Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol: Effects on Brain Structure and Neuropsychological Functioning; 2 Alcohol-Induced Brain Damage During Development: Potential Risk Factors; 3 Modification of Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders: In Vitro and In Vivo Studies of Neuroplasticity; 4 Temporal Windows of Vulnerability Within the Third Trimester Equivalent: Why "Knowing When" Matters
5 Prenatal Ethanol Exposure Alters the Modulation of the GABAA Receptor-Gated Chloride Ion Channel in Adult Rat Offspring6 Genetics, Psychomotor Stimulant Effects of Ethanol, and Ethanol Absorption in Mice; 7 Rat Lines Selectively Bred for Alcohol Preference: A Potential Animal Model of Adolescent Alcohol Drinking; 8 The Alcohol Deprivation Effect: Experimental Conditions, Applications, and Treatment; 9 The Transfer of Alcohol to Human Milk: Sensory Implications
Summary This is the first volume that focuses on the lifespan neurobehavioral factors likely to determine susceptibility to alcohol abuse and its consequences. The chapters offer careful analysis of the effects of ethanol on the fetus, the infant, the adolescent
Notes Print version record
Subject Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Alcoholism -- Pathophysiology
Developmental neurophysiology.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Alcohol -- Physiological effect
Alcoholism -- Pathophysiology
Developmental neurophysiology
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Form Electronic book
Author Spear, Linda P
Spear, Norman E
Goodlett, Charles R
ISBN 9781410602954