GLOSSARY


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Alcohol abuse is a DSM-IV diagnosis of a maladaptive pattern of substance use as shown by one or more of the following criteria, when criteria for alcohol dependence for this class of substance have never been met:


Pregnant women meeting the criteria for alcohol abuse may be at risk of delivering a child with an FASD.
Alcohol dependence is a DSM-IV diagnosis of a maladaptive pattern of substance use as shown by three of the following criteria, noted in a 12-month period:


Pregnant women who are alcohol dependent are at risk of delivering a child with an FASD.

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Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)

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