Clark, Campbell; Li, David; Conry, Julianne; Conry, Robert; Loock, Christine (2000). Structural and Functional Brain Integrity of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Nonretarded Cases. Pediatrics 105 (5), 1096-1100.
The purpose of this study was to determine the structural and functional integrity of the brain in a sample of nonretarded individuals diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Researchers hypothesized that there is a continuum with respect to the effects of maternal alcohol consumption.
The sample consisted of 19 subjects, all who met the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome as defined by Sokol and Clarren. The mean age of the sample was 20.6 years (range= 16-30 y