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Title Autism spectrum disorder / edited by Martin J. Lubetsky, Benjamin L. Handen, John J. McGonigle
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 340 pages)
Series Pittsburgh pocket psychiatry series
Pittsburgh pocket psychiatry series.
Contents Autism : historical perspective, theories, and DSM diagnostic criteria / Tiberiu Bodea and Martin J. Lubetsky -- Recognition of autism spectrum disorder : early identification and diagnosis / John J. McGonigle, Virginia Martin, and Martin J. Lubetsky -- Medical evaluation and co-morbid psychiatric disorders / Carla A. Mazefsky [and others] -- Neurobiology of autism spectrum disorder / Kathryn McFadden, Nancy J. Minshew, and K. Suzanne Scherf -- Functional behavior assessment (FBA) / Jennifer B. Alfieri, Rebecca Burkley, and John J. McGonigle -- Introduction to treatment chapters : treatment overview / Benjamin L. Handen [and others] -- Early childhood interventions / Louise A. Kaczmarek, Kylan Turner, and Jennifer B. Alfieri -- Language interventions / Diane L. Williams and Lori J. Marra -- Feeding, sleep, and toileting interventions / Kristine Kielar, Cynthia R. Johnson, and Benjamin L. Handen -- Educational issues : school-age / Michelle Lubetsky, Virginia Martin, and Benjamin L. Handen -- Transition-age and adult interventions / John J. McGonigle, Allen Meade Gregory, and Martin J. Lubetsky -- Addressing behavioral and emotional challenges in school-age children, and adolescents with ASD / Carla A. Mazefsky and Benjamin L. Handen -- Social challenges and social skills interventions / Michelle Lubetsky, Melissa Smiley Jacobson, and Benjamin L. Handen -- Pharmacologic interventions / Benjamin L. Handen [and others] -- Future directions / Martin J. Lubetsky, Benjamin L. Handen, and John C. McGonigle
Summary Autism Spectrum Disorder highlights current key topics for this complex and challenging developmental neurobiological disorder. In a very practical and concise manner, the reader will find a state-of-the-science review combining key factual knowledge with practical clinical considerations. Written in a user-friendly fashion, this text provides key fact boxes, summary questions, and references for further readings to enhance understanding. This invaluable book incorporates practical clinical knowledge within a didactic framework to provide a comprehensive overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (A
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Autism in children -- Diagnosis.
Autism in children -- Treatment
Autistic Disorder -- diagnosis [mesh]
Adolescent [MESH]
Autistic Disorder -- therapy [mesh]
Child [MESH]
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Autism in children -- Diagnosis
Autism in children -- Treatment
Barn med autism -- diagnos.
Barn med autism -- behandling.
Form Electronic book
Author Lubetsky, Martin J.
Handen, Benjamin L.
McGonigle, John J.
LC no. 2010054146
ISBN 9780199842513