Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnosis, Development, and Brain Mechanisms

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnosis, Development, and Brain Mechanisms

by Fred R. Volkmar
     
 

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The newest edition of the most comprehensive handbook on autismand related disorders

Since the original edition was first published more than aquarter of a century ago, The Handbook of Autism and PervasiveDevelopmental Disorders, Volume 1: Diagnosis, Development,and Brain Mechanisms, has been the most influential referencework in the

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The newest edition of the most comprehensive handbook on autismand related disorders

Since the original edition was first published more than aquarter of a century ago, The Handbook of Autism and PervasiveDevelopmental Disorders, Volume 1: Diagnosis, Development,and Brain Mechanisms, has been the most influential referencework in the field of autism and related conditions. The new,updated Fourth Edition takes into account the changes in thedisorders' definitions in the DSM-V and ICD-10 that may haveprofound implications for diagnosis and, by extension, access toservices. Along with providing practical clinical advice—includingthe role of psychopharmacology in treatment—the handbookcodifies the ever-expanding current body of research throughoutboth volumes , offering a wealth of information on the epidemiologyof autism and the genetic, environmental, biochemical, social, andneuropathological aspects of the disorder. Volume 1 includes:Information on outcomes in adults with autism spectrumdisorders

  • A range of issues and interventions important from infancy,though adolescence and beyond for individuals with autism spectrumdisorders
  • Current information about play development, including skills,object play, and interventions
  • Coverage of the state of genetic, biochemical, andneuropathological autism research
  • Chapters on psychopharmacology and medical care in autism andrelated conditions

The new edition includes the relevant updates to help readersstay abreast of the state of this rapidly evolving field and givesthem a guide to separate the wheat from the chaff as informationabout autism proliferates.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118107027
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
699,008
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.60(d)

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