Women and Drinking: Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies PDF ePub eBook

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Women and Drinking: Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies free pdf Drinking during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities that have lifelongeffects yet are 100% preventable. A variety of brief motivational behavioral interventionsdeveloped for nonpregnant women of childbearing age can effectivelyprevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEP).This book outlines clinical definitions and the history of fetal alcohol spectrumdisorders (FASD), epidemiology and effects across the lifespan, evidence-basedprevention practices such as CHOICES and CHOICES-like interventions, andopportunities for dissemination.Based on decades of scientific research and clinical refinement, this volume ispacked with helpful illustrative case vignettes, therapist-patient dialogues, sampleforms, and handouts. The information and resources presented will help awide variety of practitioners in diverse settings, ranging from high-risk settingssuch as mental health and substance abuse treatment centers to primary careclinics and universities, deliver interventions targeting behavior change.

About Mary Marden Velasquez

Dr. Mary Marden Velasquez is CentennialProfessor in Leadership forCommunity, Corporate, and ProfessionalExcellence and director of theHealth Behavior Research and TrainingProgram at the University ofTexas at Austin. Her research focuseson the development and testing ofbehavioral interventions in healthcaresettings, screening and brief interventions,group treatment forsubstance use, and preventing fetalalcohol spectrum disorder.Dr. Karen Ingersoll is associate professorof Psychiatry and NeurobehavioralSciences at the University ofVirginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville,VA. Dr. Ingersoll's focus is theintersection of addiction and health.She has developed and tested motivationalinterventions that targethealth behaviors and addictive behaviorstogether for two decades,including multiple studies of interventionsto reduce the risk of alcoholexposedpregnancy.Drs. Linda and Mark Sobell are bothprofessors at Nova SoutheasternUniversity, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, andhave had a clinical research careerspanning four decades. They are nationallyand internationally known fortheir research in the addictions field,including the development of theTimeline Followback and GuidedSelf-Change model of treatment.They both have received severalawards including the Jellinek MemorialAward for outstanding contributionsto know-ledge in the fieldof alcohol studies.

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Author : Mary Marden Velasquez
Publisher : Hogrefe Publishing
Data Published : 31 August 2015
ISBN : 1616764015
EAN : 9781616764012
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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