Learning Disabilities: Implications for Psychiatric Treatment / Edition 1

Learning Disabilities: Implications for Psychiatric Treatment / Edition 1

by John M. Oldham
     
 

The authors highlight the shortcomings of certain definitions of learning disability; they illuminate the connections between disorders; they point out the suspected biological underpinnings; and they direct our attention to some of the most significant studies on the long-term consequences of these disabilities.

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Overview

The authors highlight the shortcomings of certain definitions of learning disability; they illuminate the connections between disorders; they point out the suspected biological underpinnings; and they direct our attention to some of the most significant studies on the long-term consequences of these disabilities.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880483834
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Review of Psychiatry
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword. Children with uncomplicated reading disorders grown up: a prospective follow-up into adulthood. Learning disabilities and the risk of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. What cognitive and neurobiological studies have taught us about dyslexia. Evaluation of learning disability in children with a psychiatric disorder: an example from the Multimodality Treatment of ADHD (MTA) Study. Language, reading, and motor control problems in ADHD: a potential behavioral phenotype. Afterword. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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