Language, Learning, and Behavior Disorders: Developmental, Biological, and Clinical Perspectives

Language, Learning, and Behavior Disorders: Developmental, Biological, and Clinical Perspectives

by Joseph H. Beitchman
     
 

Leading researchers and clinicians examine language as a bridge between learning disability and psychiatric disorder.See more details below

Overview

Leading researchers and clinicians examine language as a bridge between learning disability and psychiatric disorder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521031332
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
604
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors; Preface; Part I. Developmental Perspective: Introduction Nancy J. Cohen; 1. Language and emotion: a developmental perspective Philip S. Dale; 2. Understanding language dysfunction from a developmental perspective: an overview of pragmatic theories Peter Chaban; 3. Atypical ontogeny: atypical development from a developmental perspective Bryna Siegel; 4. Language and psychopathology: an attachment perspective Patricia M. Crittenden; 5. Developmental changes in the mechanisms linking language disabilities and behaviour disorders Jim Stevenson; Part II. Language Impairment and Psychiatric Disorder: Introduction Rosemary Tannock; 6. Unsuspected language impairments in psychiatrically disturbed children: developmental issues and associated conditions Nancy J. Cohen; 7. Executive dysfunction as an underlying mechanism of behaviour and language problems in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Rosemary Tannock and Russell Schachar; 8. Discourse deficits in childhood schizophrenia Rochelle Caplan; 9. Comorbidity of autistic disorder and specific developmental language disorder: existing evidence and some promising future directions M. Mary Konstantareas and J. H. Beitchman; Part III. Learning Disabilities: Concepts, Comorbidity and Heritability: Introduction J. H. Beitchman; 10. A conceptual model and definition of dyslexia: findings emerging from the Connecticut longitudinal study Sally E. Shaywitz, Jack M. Fletcher and Bennett A. Shaywitz; 11. Phonological recoding deficits and dyslexia: a developmental perspective Margaretha C. Vandervelden and Linda S. Siegel; 12. Cognitive functioning, learning disability and school failure in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a family study perspective Stephen V. Faraone, Joseph Biederman and Kathleen Kiely; 13. Twin studies of reading disability J. C. DeFries and Jacquelyn Gillis Light; Part IV. Biological Considerations: Introduction J. H. Beitchman; 14. Neuroimaging and functional brain analysis William J. Logan; 15. Neurochemical correlates of academic achievement deficits and aggressive behavior in children with ADHD Jeffrey M. Halperin, Jeffrey H. Newcorn and Vanshdeep Sharma; 16. Acquired disorders of memory in childhood Penelope Krener; 17. Interaction between language and cognition: evidence from Williams Syndrome Michael Rossen, Edward S. Klima, Ursula Bellugi, Amy Bihrle and Wendy Jones; Part V. Intervention: Introduction M. Mary Konstantareas; 18. Multimodal treatment of the hyperactive child with and without learning disabilities Lily Hechtman, Joan Kouri and Chava Respitz; 19. Social-interactional approaches to child language intervention Tanya M. Gallagher; 20. Language intervention programming for preschool children with social and pragmatic disorders Deborah A. Hayden and Margit Pukonen; 21. Communication training approaches in autistic disorder M. Mary Konstantareas; Part VI. Outcome Studies: Introduction M. Mary Konstantareas; 22. Linguistic impairment and psychiatric disorder: pathways to outcome Joseph H. Beitchman, E. B. Brownlie and Beth Wilson; 23. Academic performance in children with speech and language impairment: a review of follow-up research Debbie Carol Schachter; 24. Reading in childhood and mental health in early adulthood Sheila Williams and Rob McGee; 25. Communicative competence and psychosocial development in deaf children and adolescents Carol Musselman, Sherri MacKay, Sandra C. Trehub and Rita S. Eagle; Index.

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