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A Current Evaluation of the Economic Costs for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

A Comment on the Systematic Review by Greenmeyer et al.

Sokol, Robert J., MD

doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000439

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is common and associated with economic costs greater than comparable other childhood and adult disorders. We need to turn our attention to prevention and mitigation.

Wayne State Universiy School of Medicine, ObGyn, Detroit, MI.

Send correspondence to Robert J. Sokol, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, ObGyn, 275 East Hancock, Detroit, MI. E-mail:

Received 9 July, 2018

Accepted 10 July, 2018

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2018 American Society of Addiction Medicine