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Autism Spectrum Disorder

ISBN : 9780199753857

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¥9,086
Author: 
Martin J. Lubetsky; Benjamin L. Handen; John J. Mcgonigle
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
116 x 181 mm
Pub date
Aug 2011
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Autism Spectrum Disorder highlights current key topics for this complex and challenging developmental neurobiological disorder. In a very practical and concise manner, the reader will find a state-of-the-science review combining key factual knowledge with practical clinical considerations. Written in a user-friendly fashion, this text provides key fact boxes, summary questions, and references for further readings to enhance understanding. This invaluable book incorporates practical clinical knowledge within a didactic framework to provide a comprehensive overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the lifespan.

Index: 

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Autism - Historical Perspective, Theories, and DSM Diagnostic Criteria
Tiberiu Bodea and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 2 - Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorder - Early Identification and Diagnosis
John J. McGonigle, Virginia Martin and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 3 - Medical Evaluation and Co-morbid Psychiatric Disorders
Carla A. Mazefsky, Robyn Filipink, Jodi Lindsey and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 4 - Neurobiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kathryn McFadden, Nancy J. Minshew and K. Suzanne Scherf
Chapter 5 - Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
Jennifer B. Alfieri, Rebecca Burkley and John J. McGonigle
Chapter 6 - Introduction to Treatment Chapters: Treatment Overview
Benjamin L. Handen, Johanna Taylor, Kylan Turner and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 7 - Early Childhood Interventions
Louise A. Kaczmarek, Kylan Turner and Jennifer B. Alfieri
Chapter 8 - Language Interventions
Diane L. Williams and Lori J. Marra
Chapter 9 - Feeding, Sleep and Toileting Interventions
Kristine Kielar, Cynthia R. Johnson and Benjamin L. Handen
Chapter 10 - Educational Issues - School-age
Michelle Lubetsky, Virginia Martin and Benjamin L. Handen
Chapter 11 - Transition-age and Adult Interventions
John J. McGonigle, Allen Meade Gregory and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 12 - Addressing Behavioral and Emotional Challenges in School-age Children and Adolescents with ASD
Carla A. Mazefsky and Benjamin L. Handen
Chapter 13 - Social Challenges and Social Skills Interventions
Michelle Lubetsky, Melissa Smiley Jacobson and Benjamin L. Handen
Chapter 14 - Pharmacologic Interventions
Benjamin L. Handen, Tiberiu Bodea, Rameshwari V. Tumuluru and Martin J. Lubetsky
Chapter 15 - Future Directions
Martin J. Lubetsky, Benjamin L. Handen, and John C. McGonigle
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About the author: 

Martin J. Lubetsky, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services and Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. He has worked in the clinical, training, administrative, and research areas of autism, developmental disabilities and child and adolescent psychiatry. Benjamin Handen, PhD, BCBA-D is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Clinical and Research Director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC in Pittsburgh. John J. McGonigle, PhD is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Science Technology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Director of the Western Pennsylvania Regional Autism Center (ASERT) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh.

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