Alcohol dependence is not a major health problem among females in Sri Lanka unlike in males. Hence the adverse effects unique to alcohol consumption in females are uncommon. Foetal alcohol syndrome, a consequence of alcohol use among females, is not commonly seen in our country. We report a case of foetal alcohol syndrome in Sri Lanka.
Suraweera, Chathurie, and Raveen Hanwella. “Foetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Case Report from Sri Lanka”. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry 4, no. 2 (2013): 41–42. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v4i2.6315