Handbook of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Adults / Edition 2

Handbook of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Adults / Edition 2

by Sam Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593852061

ISBN-13: 9781593852061

Pub. Date: 09/02/2005

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

While neurodevelopmental and genetic disorders are often diagnosed in childhood, understanding and managing the impact of these conditions is a lifelong challenge. This authoritative handbook presents cutting-edge knowledge to guide effective assessment and treatment throughout the adult years. Illuminated are the neurobiological bases and clinical characteristics

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Overview

While neurodevelopmental and genetic disorders are often diagnosed in childhood, understanding and managing the impact of these conditions is a lifelong challenge. This authoritative handbook presents cutting-edge knowledge to guide effective assessment and treatment throughout the adult years. Illuminated are the neurobiological bases and clinical characteristics of a broad range of conditions that affect learning and behavior as well as physical functioning and health. Following a consistent format, chapters comprehensively describe the developmental course of each disorder, the changing needs of adults, and ways to help them harness their strengths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593852061
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/02/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
485
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


I. Basic Principles and Applications
1. Introduction, Cecil R. Reynolds and Sam Goldstein
2. Neuropsychological Assessment in Genetically Linked Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Cecil R. Reynolds and Joan W. Mayfield
3. Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Medical Genetics: An Overview, Bonnie J. Baty, John C. Carey, and William M. McMahon
4. Neuroimaging and Genetic Disorders, Sherri L. Provencal and Erin D. Bigler
II. Disorders Primarily Affecting Learning and Behavior
5. Learning Disabilities, Sam Goldstein and Kordell Kennemer
6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Sam Goldstein and Adam Schwebach
7. Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Laura M. Arnstein and Ronald T. Brown
8. Anxiety Disorders, Alicia E. Meuret and Stefan G. Hofmann
9. Depressive Disorders, Dawn H. S. Reinemann and Susan M. Swearer
10. Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Elaine Clark, William R. Jenson, and Judith N. Miller
11. Substance Use and Abuse, Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., and Arthur MacNeill Horton III
III. Disorders with Broader-Spectrum Effects
12. Turner Syndrome, M. Paige Powell and Kimberly R. Snapp
13. Fragile X Syndrome, Robin L. Hansen and Randi J. Hagerman
14. Williams Syndrome, Richard Rider
15. Noonan Syndrome, Jacqueline Anne Noonan
16. Neurofibromatosis, Dorothee L. Serpas
17. Sickle Cell Disease, Julien T. Smith
18. Down Syndrome, Heather Cody Hazlett
19. Klinefelter Syndrome, Heather Cody Hazlett
20. Rett Syndrome, Robert T. Brown, Kathleen K. McMillan, and Alexis Herschthal
21. Lesch-Nyhan Disease, Jasper E. Visser, David J. Schretlen, James C. Harris, and H.A. Jinnah
22. Prader-Willi Syndrome, Elisabeth M. Dykens, Karen Summar, and Elizabeth Roof
23. Progeroid Syndromes, Susan Homack, Crystal Reneé Hill, and Cecil R. Reynolds

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