VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR A RESEARCH STUDY We are doing a research study on substance use and addictions treatment for adults who have or may have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). We are interested in interviewing adults with FASD who have had experiences of addictions treatment, and caregivers of individuals with FASD who have had experience … [Read more...] about CanFASD and the UofA: Volunteers needed for a research study
If you Google the term “wine mom,” you’ll find an array of comedic returns, including countless memes of celebrities like Julia Louis-Dreyfus maniacally waving a bottle of wine or Amy Schumer drinking from an oversized glass, or numbered lists pointing to “signs you might be a wine mom.” You’ll also find popular media articles highlighting that … [Read more...] about #WineMom: Humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges?
Rochester psychologists say successful intervention efforts need to include partners of mothers-to-be. A new study by a team of University of Rochester psychologists and other researchers in the Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD) finds that partners of mothers-to-be can directly influence a pregnant woman’s … [Read more...] about Partners play pivotal role in pregnant women’s alcohol use, which affects their babies’ development
Video by Laurie Whyte, FASD parent advocate. Eight interviewees share their thoughts about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder with the Guelph Wellington Dufferin FASD Action Group. The Action Group is comprised of members of Community Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Waterloo Wellington, Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), Dufferin Child … [Read more...] about People with FASD talk about FASD
Dr. Mela and a team of 12 multidisciplinary international experts have spent over 2 years developing a decision-tree style medication algorithm to guide prescribers as they see patients with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder/Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (FASD/ND-PAE). This algorithm is the first-ever treatment … [Read more...] about Evaluation of the Psychotropic Medication Algorithm for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Kautz-Turnbull C, Petrenko CLM, Handley ED, et al. Partner influence as a factor in maternal alcohol consumption and depressive symptoms, and maternal effects on infant neurodevelopmental outcomes. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. 2021 May. DOI: 10.1111/acer.14612. Abstract Background Few studies have investigated the partner's … [Read more...] about Partner influence as a factor in maternal alcohol consumption and depressive symptoms, and maternal effects on infant neurodevelopmental outcomes.