A can of worms in a hornets' nest : controversial issues on alcohol and pregnancy

Tindle, Elizabeth (1991) A can of worms in a hornets' nest : controversial issues on alcohol and pregnancy. Drugs in Society, 4, pp. 32-36.


Since the identification of the Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in 1973, researchers have been attempting to discover how much alcohol is deleterious to the developing foetus. This article examines the research evidence of more than a decade suggesting that alcohol is teratogenic. The heated debate between experts in the field both in U.K and Australia is discussed. Implications and recommendations are included.

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ID Code: 59926
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Presented Thursday, 3rd October 1991 at Australian Psychological Society Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference, 29th September - 4th October at Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia. Scientific Programme Committee members Geoff Fraser,Prof. Tony Winefield, Geoff Pope, Colin Field.
Keywords: Alcohol, Pregnancy, Foetal alcohol syndrme
ISSN: 1036-9864
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Preventive Medicine (111716)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Deposited On: 13 May 2013 02:00
Last Modified: 13 May 2013 02:00

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