Neurogenetic Syndromes: Behavioral Issues and Their Treatment / Edition 1

Neurogenetic Syndromes: Behavioral Issues and Their Treatment / Edition 1

by Bruce K. Ed. Shapiro
     
 

ISBN-10: 159857017X

ISBN-13: 9781598570175

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

An essential pediatrics textbook and professional reference, this cutting-edge volume sheds new light on neurogenetic syndromes using a promising clinical perspective: examining behavioral and psychological phenotypes, with a strong focus on the influence of genetics. Linking science with practice like no other current text on this topic, this comprehensive book

Overview

An essential pediatrics textbook and professional reference, this cutting-edge volume sheds new light on neurogenetic syndromes using a promising clinical perspective: examining behavioral and psychological phenotypes, with a strong focus on the influence of genetics. Linking science with practice like no other current text on this topic, this comprehensive book combines the latest research of two dozen leading experts and shows how these advances in knowledge apply to treatment and therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598570175
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Editors and Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments

I: Neurogenetic Syndromes

  1. Behavioral Phenotypes: Recent Advances
    James C. Harris
  2. Smith-Magenis Syndrome: A Neurobehavioral Syndrome with Genetic Underpinnings
    Andrea L. Gropman & Ann C.M. Smith
  3. Fragile X: Expansion of a Genetic Disorder
    Walter E. Kaufmann
  4. Behavioral Phenotypes in Down Syndrome: A Probabilistic Model
    George T. Capone
  5. Autism and Prader-Willi Syndrome: Searching for Shared Endophenotypes
    Travis Thompson
  6. Williams Syndrome: Psychological Characteristics
    Carolyn B. Mervis & Angela E. John
  7. Developmental Influences on Psychological Phenotypes
    Gene S. Fisch
  8. Is There a Behavioral Phenotype in Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders?
    Piyadasa W. Kodituwakku

II: Treatment of Neurogenetic Syndromes

  1. Functional Behavioral Assessment: Its Value in the Treatment of Maladaptive Behaviors in Individuals with Neurogenetic Syndromes
    Theodosia R. Paclawskyj
  2. Psychiatric Diagnosis in Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disability
    Richard B. Ferrell
  3. Speech Language Therapy for Children with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders
    Janet E. Turner & Mary K. Boyle
  4. A Clinical Approach to the Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Disturbance in Intellectual Disability
    Sarah Risen, Pasquale J. Accardo, & Bruce K. Shapiro
  5. Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Interventions for Severe Problem Behavior Displayed by Children with Neurogenetic and Developmental Disorders
    Louis P. Hagopian & Mary E. Caruso-Anderson

III. Future Implications

  1. New Genetic Techniques: Implications for Neurobehavioral Syndromes
    Lisa T. Emrick
  2. Genetically Informative Phenotypes: Opportunities for Progress and Potential Pitfalls
    Peter Szatmari
  3. Social Phenotypes in Genetically Based Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    Carl Feinstein & Shivani Verma
  4. Behavioral Phenotypes: Nature versus Nurture Revisited
    Pasquale J. Accardo & Margie L. Jaworski

Index

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