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International handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders

Author: Johnny L Matson; Peter Sturmey
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Autism and child psychopathology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Based on a solid historical foundation of autism theory and research, this inclusive handbook integrates coverage of the broader scholarly literature with a trenchant analysis of the state of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny L Matson; Peter Sturmey
ISBN: 9781441980649 1441980644 9781441980656 1441980652 9781461429135 1461429137
OCLC Number: 746203105
Description: xxv, 555 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: Section 1: Overview.- History and Evolution of the Autism Spectrum Disorders; J.K. Irwin, J. MacSween, K.A. Kerns.- Diagnostic Systems; C.L. Gillberg.- Prevalence and the Controversy; C.A. Campbell, S. Davarya, M. Elsabbagh, L. Madden, E. Fombonne.- Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability; L. Lecavalier, A.V. Snow, M. Norris.- Psychiatric Disorders in People with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Phenomenology and Recognition; S.B. Helverschou, T.L. Bakken, H. Martinsen.- Section 2: Nosology and Etiology.- The Genetics of Autism; D.K. Sokol, D.K. Lahiri.- Behavioral, Biopsychosocial, and Cognitive Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders; S.E. Lind and D.M. Williams.- Nosology and Theories of Repetitive and Restricted Behaviors and Interests; E. Gal.- Emotional Cognition: Theory of Mind and Face Recognition; N. Nader-Grosbois, J.M. Day.- Developmental Issues and Milestones; A. Thurm, S. Bishop, S. Shumway.- Sensory Processing and Motor Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders; C.L. Hilton.- Section 3: Assessment.- Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders; D.R. Dixon, D. Granpeesheh, J. Tarbox, M.N. Smith.- Diagnostic Instruments for the Core Features of ASD; J.A. Worley, J.L. Matson.- Assessment of Rituals and Stereotypy; O. Healy, G. Leader.- Assessing Challenging Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Prevalence, Rating Scales and Autonomic Indicators; I.L. Cohen, J.H. Yoo, M.S. Goodwin, L. Moskowitz.- Functional Behavioral Assessment and Analysis; J. Ward-Horner, L.J. Seiverling, P. Sturmey.- Assessment of Co-morbid Psychopathology; L. Underwood, J. McCarthy, E. Tsakanikos.- Identifying Moderators of Treatment Outcome for Children with Autism; L. Schreibman, S. Dufek, A.B. Cunnigham.- Identifying Fad Therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorders and Promoting Effective Treatment; J.E. Tuzikow, S. Holburn.- Intensive Early Intervention; S. Eikeseth.- Teaching Adaptive and Social Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders; K. Thomson, K. Walters, G.L. Martin, C. T. Yu.- Functional Skill Replacement Training; N. Naoi.- Verbal Behavior and Communication Training; T.S. Higbee, T.P. Sellers.- Training Children with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder to Comply with Health Care Procedures: Theory and Research; A.J. Cuvo.- Physically Active Living for Individuals with ASD: Intervention Strategies to Promote the Acquisition of Movement Skills; K.L. Staples, G. Reid, K. Pushkarenko, S. Crawford.- Aggression, Tantrums, and Other Externally Driven Challenging Behaviors; N.N. Singh, G.E. Lancioni, A. S.W. Winton, J. Singh.- Self-Injurious Behavior: I. Overview and Behavioral Interventions; F. Furniss, A.B. Biswas, B. Bezilla, A. Jones.- Self-Injurious Behavior: II. Pharmacological and Integrated Treatments; F. Furniss, A.B. Biswas, B. Bezilla, A. Jones.- Autism Spectrum Disorders: Comorbid Psychopathology and Treatment; S. Mohiuddin, S. Bobak, D. Gih, M. Ghaziuddin.- Rituals, Stereotypies, and Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior; J.E. Ringdahl.- Interventions to Treat Feeding Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comprehensive Review; L. Seiverling, K. Williams, J. Ward-Horner, P. Sturmey.- Training Staff and Parents: Evidence-Based Approaches; D.H. Reid, W.H. Fitch.- Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders; S. Mahan, A.M. Kozlowski.
Series Title: Autism and child psychopathology series.
Other Titles: Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
Responsibility: Johnny L. Matson, Peter Sturmey, editors.
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