The fetal alcohol syndrome is a recently identified cause of disability in children. An overview of the syndrome, historical evidence, specific findings with respect to mental retardation, growth failure, and associated anomalies, and a theory of possible causation are presented. Developmental programming, medical, research, and social implications are also included.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Professions(all)