Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Johnny L. Matson (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319271699
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 02/05/2016
Series: Autism and Child Psychopathology Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 477
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Johnny L. Matson, Ph.D., is Professor and Distinguished Research Master in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A. He has also previously held a professorship in psychiatry and clinical psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of more than 800 publications including 41 books. He also serves as Founding Editor-in-Chief of three journals; Research in Developmental Disabilities (Elsevier), Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Elsevier), and Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (Springer).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. History and Purpose of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism.- Chapter 2. Types of Assessment.- Chapter 3. Purposes of Assessment.- Chapter 4. Report Writing for Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations.- Chapter 5. Screening Methods.- Chapter 6. Monitoring Progress in Autism Spectrum Disorder.- Chapter 7. Implications of ICD and DSM-5 on Screening, Diagnosis and Monitoring.- Chapter 8. Stress and Satisfaction in the Diagnostic Process.- Chapter 9. Diagnosing ASD in Very Early Childhood Chapter 10. Preschool, Early Childhood, and Adolescence.- Chapter 11. Assessment in Adulthood.- Chapter 12. Challenging Behaviors.- Chapter 13. Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).- Chapter 14. The Comorbid Diagnosis of ASD and ADHD: Clinical and Neuropsychological Perspectives.- Chapter 15. Autism and Depression.- Chapter 16. Severe Psychopathology.- Chapter 17. Assessment of Feeding Disorders in ASD: A Multidisciplinary Approach.- Chapter 18. Assessing Sleep Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.- Chapter 19. Cerebral Palsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder.- Chapter 20. Intelligence.- Chapter 21. Executive Functions in Autism Spectrum Disorder.- Chapter 22. Neuropsychology.- Chapter 23. Current Status and Future Directions.

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