Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders / Edition 2

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0471532428
ISBN-13:
9780471532422
Pub. Date:
04/01/1997
Publisher:
Wiley

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Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders / Edition 2

A comprehensive view of all information presently available about autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, drawing on findings and clinical experience from a number of related disciplinespsychiatry, psychology, neurobiology and pediatrics. This book covers descriptive and diagnostic characteristics, biological contributions, intervention techniques and legal and social issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471532422
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/01/1997
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 1120
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 10.43(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

DIAGNOSIS AND CLASSIFICATION.

Rett's Syndrome: A Pervasive Developmental Disorder (R. Van Acker).

DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR.

Social Development in Autism (F. Volkmar et al.).

Autism in Infancy and Early Childhood (W. Stone).

NEUROBIOLOGY.

Neurological Aspects of Autism (N. Minshew, et al.).

ASSESSMENT.

Behavioral Assessment of Individuals with Autism (M. Powers).

INTERVENTIONS.

Behavioral Interventions (J. Bregman & J. Gerdtz).

Working with Families (L. Marcus, et al.).

Routine Health Care (R. Lacamera & A. Lacamera).

PUBLIC POLICY PERSPECTIVES.

Coping with the Diagnosis of Autism (B. Siegel).

Ethical Issues in Research and Treatment (A. Klin & D. Cohen).

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES.

Classification and Causal Issues in Autism (I. Rapin).

Perspectives on Social Impairment (L. Waterhouse & D. Fein).

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES.

Canada (P. Szatmari).

Spain (J. Fuentes).

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES.

A Sibling's Perspective on Autism (J. Konidaris).

Indexes.

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