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Self-Injurious Behavior: Gene-Brain-Behavior Relationships / Edition 1
     

Self-Injurious Behavior: Gene-Brain-Behavior Relationships / Edition 1

by Stephen R. Schroeder
 

ISBN-10: 1557988854

ISBN-13: 9781557988850

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Self-Injurious Behavior is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review o f the research on etiology and treatment of this chronic condition for which there is no known apparent cure. With an estimated prevalence rate of 13%, SIB occurs most frequently among persons who are retarded and autistic. In this volume, the field's leading researchers examin e a new

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Self-Injurious Behavior is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review o f the research on etiology and treatment of this chronic condition for which there is no known apparent cure. With an estimated prevalence rate of 13%, SIB occurs most frequently among persons who are retarded and autistic. In this volume, the field's leading researchers examin e a new generation of models and theories with a level of specificity far beyond what was heretofore imagined possible. From the burgeoning area of research on functional assessment and the behavioral and biol ogical antecedents of SIB, to the role of Lesch-Nyhan syndrome and opi oid peptides, the work of these foremost basic, applied, and behaviora l researchers is sure to greatly enhance fellow researchers', teachers ', and clinicians' understanding of this devastating condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557988850
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
405
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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