Autism / Edition 1

Autism / Edition 1

by Laura Schreibman
ISBN-10:
0803928106
ISBN-13:
9780803928107
Pub. Date:
10/01/1988
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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Autism / Edition 1

Schreibman presents a concise yet comprehensive discussion of autism for the reader who has little or no knowledge of the disorder while keeping the discussion sophisticated in terms of child psychology and research issues. She discusses the history of the diagnosis of autism and then details the specific behavioural characteristics associated with the syndrome and the controversy of the diagnostic issues. A section on the etiology of autism describes non-empirical hypothesised relations between the children and their social environments as well as data-based hypotheses focusing on organic factors. The main treatment models applied to autism are presented, followed by the more extensively detailed behavioural model. The impact of autism on

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803928107
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/01/1988
Series: Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series , #15
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Autism
An Historical Perspective
Behavioral Characteristics
Diagnosis and Evaluation
Etiology
Treatment Models
Specifics of Behavioral Treatment
Extended Treatment Environments
Autism
Prognosis and Future Outlook

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