The Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Cognitive Functioning

  • Aida Biglari
  • Published 2010


Alcohol can have numerous disadvantageous effects on the fetus. These effects together form a spectrum named fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and contain structural anomalies and neurocognitive and behavioral disabilities. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most clinically recognized form of FASD (Manning and Hoyme, 2007). Wacha and Obrzut (2007… (More)