Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Ethical and Legal Perspectives

An overview on FASD for professionals

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ISBN: 978-3-319-20865-7 (Print) 978-3-319-20866-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Ethical Considerations and Implications in FASD

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Ethical, Legal and Moral Implications Associated with the Rights of the Unborn Child

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      Pages 23-38

      Why People with FASD Fall for Manipulative Ploys: Ethical Limits of Interrogators’ Use of Lies

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      Pages 39-47

      Neurodevelopmental Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Consumer Protection and the Industry’s Duty to Warn

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      Pages 49-64

      Experience in Involuntary Hospitalisation of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Mothers During Their Pregnancies at Borgestadklinikken, Norway

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      Pages 65-83

      Is It Ethical to Condone Low Levels of Drinking in Pregnancy?

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      Pages 85-97

      Ethical Challenges When Screening for and Diagnosing FASD in Adults

  3. Clinical Perspectives on Criminal Behaviour in FASD

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-120

      Neurocognitive Difficulties Underlying High Risk and Criminal Behaviour in FASD: Clinical Implications

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      Pages 121-138

      Medico-Legal Interventions in Management of Offenders with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

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      Pages 139-147

      Oral Language and Communication Factors to Consider When Supporting People with FASD Involved with the Legal System

  4. Judicial Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-167

      Evolution of the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5: The Justice System in the United States—Time for a Paradigm Shift!

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      Pages 169-189

      Smart Justice and FASD in Alaska: From Prevention to Sentence Mitigation

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      Pages 191-206

      FASD & Justice: The Ethical Case for Effective Training and Knowledge Mobilization Practices for Frontline Justice Professionals in Canada

  5. Social and Policy Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-221

      Social Care and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the UK

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      Pages 223-239

      FASD in a Canadian Aboriginal Community Context—An Exploration of Some Ethical Issues Involving the Access to FASD Service Delivery

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      Pages 241-266

      FASD and the Concept of “Intellectual Disability Equivalence”

  6. Personal Perspectives and Stories

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

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      Pages 269-283

      Minimizing Secondary Disabilities

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      Pages 285-292

      The Challenges of Raising an FASD Child in Canada

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      Pages 293-300

      I Did not Take on This Job of Parent in Order to Raise Criminals