Description: This is an outstanding book in which the editors bring together the high quality research that currently exists on the syndrome and the breadth of clinical knowledge that truly fills a critical gap in literature for professionals and members of the community.
Purpose: This book is written at the time when the clinical community has developed a growing awareness of diagnosing using DSM-IV and ICD-10. Still, there is a wide gap between the way the researchers speak about it and the treating community. This book is expected to help close this gap.
Audience: This book is an extraordinary effort, as the editors compile years of research and organize it in a clear manner for clinicians, researchers, students, and parents alike. Editors and contributors are world authorities on the subject of Asperger Syndrome.
Features: Solid data on behavioral neuropsychological and neurobiological perspectives of Asperger Syndrome are provided. This book offers clinical depth and scientific breadth in all the relevant areas. A few colorful illustrations of brain scans are also provided.
Assessment: This book is a critical addition on the subject and one of the topmost books that is a "must have" for those working with children with this disorder and those who are studying child psychiatry and psychology.