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

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

by Stephen R. Schroeder, Mary Lou Oster-Granite, Travis Thompson
     
 

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)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
IOverview of Self-Injurious Behavior1
Ch. 1Self-Injury: Knowing What We're Looking For3
Ch. 2Self-Injury and Comorbid Behaviors in Developmental, Neurological, Psychiatric, and Genetic Disorders23
Ch. 3Epidemiology of Self-Injurious Behavior in Mental Retardation: A Review41
IIEnvironmental Mechanisms and Intervention Strategies79
Ch. 4Treatment: Current Standards of Care and Their Research Implications81
Ch. 5Environmental Determinants of Self-Injurious Behavior93
Ch. 6Functional Assessment and Self-Restraint105
Ch. 7The Impact of Functional Assessment on the Treatment of Self-Injurious Behavior119
Ch. 8Evolution of Stereotypy Into Self-Injury133
Ch. 9Incidence of Self-Injurious Behavior: Birth to 3 Years145
Ch. 10Self-Injurious Behavior in Captive Macaque Monkeys151
IIINeurobiological Factors163
Ch. 11Dopaminergic Mechanisms in Self-Injurious Behavior and Related Disorders165
Ch. 12Pemoline and Other Dopaminergic Models of Self-Biting Behavior181
Ch. 13Opioids and the Maintenance of Self-Injurious Behavior191
Ch. 14Sleep and Cyclical Variables Related to Self-Injurious and Other Destructive Behaviours205
Ch. 15Self-Injury and Pain: Models and Mechanisms223
Ch. 16Temporal and Force Dynamics of Self-Injury235
IVLesch-Nyhan Syndrome as a Model Genetic Disorder of Self-Injurious Behavior
Ch. 17Lessons From Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome251
Ch. 18Neuroimaging Studies in Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome and Lesch-Nyhan Variants269
Ch. 19Age-Dependent Reduction of Brain Dopamine: Relationship to Self-Injurious Behavior279
Ch. 20A New Animal Model for Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome: Calcium Channel Activation With Bay K 8644289
Ch. 21Replacement Therapy for the Treatment of Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome299
References309
Author Index381
Subject Index395

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