23 - studies, BUT other effects of alcohol (accidents,...

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7/1/10 General Intellectual Performance FS IQ V I Q P I Q 4 0 5 5 7 0 8 5 1 0 0 1 1 5 Standard score IQ scale N C P E A F A S * * * * * * * Mattson, S.N., 1997.
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7/1/10 2 1 3 1 2 3 Gro up 0 2 4 6 Rule Violations N C P E A F A S P <0.00 1 Executive functioning deficits Move only one piece at a time using one hand and never place a big piece on top of a little piece Starting position Ending position Mattson, et al.,
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7/1/10 Secondary Disabilities Individuals with FAS/FAE have a range of secondary disabilities – disabilities that the individual is not born with, and Streissguth, et al., 1996
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7/1/10 “Not much….just flushing out my arteries.”
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7/1/10 Cardioprotective Effects Alcohol, not grape juice reduces atherosclerosis At least partly due to elevation of HDL cholesterol This could decrease mortality – and does in most
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Unformatted text preview: studies, BUT other effects of alcohol (accidents, violence,liver damage, etc) shorten life span. 7/1/10 Complications of Chronic Alcohol Abuse 1. Females twice as vulnerable to organ damage as males for same consumption (volume of distribution, body weight) 2. Cirrhosis. Dose dependent, but also environment and genetic factors. About 20% of alcoholics. Fatal, unless transplant 3. Accidents, violence, incarceration, suicide 4. Cancer: Esophageal, esp smokers. Breast small (?) increase 5. Myocardiopathy 6. Brain damage loss of white and grey matter, partially reversible...
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