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Philips, Rena, ed. (2004) Children exposed to parental substance misuse: implications for family placement. London: British Association for Adoption and Fostering .

Increased awareness of the effects on children of drugs, alcohol and other substances used by parents, especially mothers during pregnancy, has raised some searching questions. Accessibly written for the non-medical reader, this book considers the impact - psychological, social, behavioural and genetic - on children exposed to parental substance abuse and tackles the challenges posed in parenting children damaged in this way.


Item Type
Book
Date
2004
Call No
AN6, TW2.10
Pages
328 p.
Publisher
British Association for Adoption and Fostering
Place of Publication
London
ISBN
1-903699-27-4
Keywords
AOD use, pregnancy, maternal AOD exposure, child, familial alcoholism, fetal alcohol syndrome, child health service, youth (stage of life), services for children of AOD users, child protective services, adoption placement, child of AOD user, biological child of AOD user, adopted child of AOD user, children of alcoholics, United Kingdom
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 3658 (Available), HRB 5099 (Available)

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