Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnosis, Development, and Brain Mechanisms

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-02-24
  • Publisher: Wiley

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This invaluable, two-volume reference work brings readers up to date on the abundance of research conducted and published since the previous edition. Providing a comprehensive review of all information presently available about autism and pervasive developmental disorders, this set explores findings and clinical experience from a number of related disciplines such as psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology, pediatrics, and more. The Handbook covers descriptive and diagnostic characteristics, biological contributions, intervention techniques, as well as legal and social issues. The Fourth Edition includes new research on genetics,neurobiology, and brain imaging, as well as new coverage of sophisticated methods of screening and assessment.

Table of Contents

Section I: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Course

Chapter 1: Autism and the Autism Spectrum: Diagnostic Concepts

Fred R. Volkmar, Brian Reichow, Alexander Westphal, and David S. Mandell

Chapter 2: The Broader Autism Phenotype

Brooke Ingersoll and Allison Wainer

Chapter 3: Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Alison Presmanes Hill, Katharine Zuckerman, and Eric Fombonne

Chapter 4: Outcomes in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Patricia Howlin

Section II: Development and Behavior

Chapter 5: ASD in Infants and Toddlers

Katarzyna Chawarska, Suzanne Macari, Fred Volkmar, So Hyun Kim, and Frederick Shic

Chapter 6 School-Age Children with ASD

Nirit Bauminger-Zviely

Chapter 7: Issues and Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders during Adolescence and Beyond

Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Amber R. Miller, and Whitney J. Detar

Chapter 8: Adults with Autism

Carla A. Mazefsky and Susan W. White

Chapter 9: Social development in autism

Naomi Ornstein Davis and Alice S. Carter

Chapter 10: Language and Communication in Autism

So Hyun Kim, Rhea Paul, Helen Tager-Flusberg, and Catherine Lord

Chapter 11: Play Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Skills, Object Play and Interventions

Connie Kasari and Ya-Chih Chang

Chapter 12: Imitation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Giacomo Vivanti and Antonia Hamilton

Chapter 13: Neuropsychological Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Katherine D. Tsatsanis and Kelly Powell

Chapter 14: Autism and emotion.

R Peter Hobson

Chapter 15: Motor Control and Motor Learning Processes in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Stefanie Bodison and Stewart Mostofsky

Chapter 16: Sensory Features in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Grace T. Baranek, Lauren M. Little, L. Diane Parham, Karla K. Ausderau and Maura Sabatos-DeVito

Section III: Neurobiology and Medical Issues

Chapter 17: Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michael Rutter and Anita Thapar

Chapter 18: Environmental Factors in the Preconception and Prenatal Periods in Relation to Risk for ASD

Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Kristen Lyall, and Rebecca J. Schmidt

Chapter 19: Biochemical Biomarkers for Autism Spectrum Disorder

George M. Anderson

Chapter 20: The Social Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorder

James C. McPartland, Rachael M. Tillman, Daniel Y.-J. Yang, Raphael A. Bernier, and Kevin A. Pelphrey

Chapter 21: The Neuropathology of Autism

Manuel F. Casanova

Chapter 22: Medical Care in Autism and Related Conditions

Fred R. Volkmar, Justin Rowberry, Oana De Vinck Baroody, Abha Gupta, Jennifer Leung, Judith Meyers, Nita Vaswani, and Lisa Wiesner

Chapter 23: Psychopharmacology

Lawrence Scahill, Caitlin S. Tillberg, Andrés Martin

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