ERIC Number: ED538428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep-15
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A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Mohammadi, Mohammad-Reza, Ed.
The aim of the book is to serve for clinical, practical, basic and scholarly practices. In twentyfive chapters it covers the most important topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders in the efficient way and aims to be useful for health professionals in training or clinicians seeking an update. Different people with autism can have very different symptoms. Autism is considered to be a "spectrum" disorder, a group of disorders with similar features. Some people may experience merely mild disturbances, while the others have very serious symptoms. This book is aimed to be used as a textbook for child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training and will serve as a reference for practicing psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, general psychiatrists, pediatricians, child neurologists, nurses, social workers and family physicians. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Language Assessment in Autism (Fernanda Dreux M. Fernandes, Cibelle A.H. Amato and Daniela R. Molini-Avejonas); (2) Language Therapy with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Fernanda Dreux M. Fernandes, Daniela R. Molini-Avejonas and Cibelle A.H. Amato); (3) Repetitive Extralinguistic, Prosodic and Linguistic Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorders-High Functioning (ASD-HF) (Hila Green and Yishai Tobin); (4) Variability in Language and Reading in High-Functioning Autism (Cheryl Smith Gabig); (5) Parenting Stress in Mothers and Fathers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Ewa Pisula); (6) Psychological Adaptation in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pilar Pozo, Encarnacion Sarria and Angeles Brioso); (7) A Comparative Study on Self Perceived Health and Quality of Life of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Parents of Non Disabled Children in Croatia (Tomislav Benjak, Gorka Vuletic Mavrinac, Ivana Pavic Simetin and Branko Kolaric); (8) Cross Cultural Variation in the Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Children--The Cultural and Neurological to 2nd Language Acquisition and Children with Autism (Karen Mendez, Karen M, Levy, Marley Nelms, Dayna Hoff, Jean M. Novak and Michael L. Levy); (9) Autism Spectrum Disorders in Iran (Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi, Maryam Salmanian and Shahin Akhondzadeh); (10) Autism Spectrum Disorders in Africa (Muideen O. Bakare and Kerim M. Munir); (11) Sleep Concerns and Disorders in Children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Oreste Battisti); (12) Sexual Abuse in Autistic Children as a Risk Factor of Developing of Schizophrenia (Piotr W. Gorczyca, Agnieszka Kapinos-Gorczyca, Katarzyna Ziora and Joanna Oswiecimska); (13) Creativity Psychosis Autism and the Social Brain (Michael Fitzgerald); (14) Psychiatric and Occupational Histories in Families of Children with Autism (G. Robert DeLong, Marie MacDonald and Vidya Krishnamurthy); (15) Moral Judgment in Autism (Hirotoshi Hiraishi); (16) Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Criminal Law (Ian Freckelton); (17) The Financial Side of Autism: Private and Public Costs (Deanna L. Sharpe and Dana L. Baker); (18) Early Behavioural Alterations in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Step Forward Towards the Discovery of New Therapeutic Approaches (Bianca De Filippis, Emilia Romano and Giovanni Laviola); (19) Impaired Sociability of the Balb/c Mouse, an Animal Model of Autism Spectrum Disorders, is Attenuated by NMDA Receptor Agonist Interventions: Clinical Implications (Stephen I. Deutsch, Jessica A. Burket, Maria R. Urbano, Amy L. Herndon and Erin E. Winebarger); (20) Sensory Motor Development in Autism (Yesim Fazlioglu and M. Oguz Gunsen); (21) The Relationship Between Visual Perspective Taking and Imitation Impairments in Children with Autism (Yue Yu, Yanjie Su and Raymond Chan); (22) Embodied Conversational Agents for Education in Autism (Marissa Milne, Martin Luerssen, Trent Lewis, Richard Leibbrandt and David Powers); (23) Statistical Analysis of Textual Data from Corpora of Written Communication--New Results from an Italian Interdisciplinary Research Program (EASIEST) (Lorenzo Bernardi and Arjuna Tuzzi); (24) The Body of the Autistic Child: An Integrated Approach (Fabien Joly); and (25) Transition to Adulthood for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Steven K. Kapp, Alexander Gantman and Elizabeth A. Laugeson).
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk, Cultural Differences, Quality of Life, Value Judgment, Statistical Analysis, Autism, Schizophrenia, Psychiatry, Human Body, Research Projects, Assistive Technology, Cognitive Processes, Law Enforcement, Criminology, Costs, Creativity, Sleep, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Therapy, Diagnostic Tests, Clinical Diagnosis, Disability Identification, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Language Impairments, Language Skills, Reading Skills, Comparative Analysis, Stress Variables, Child Rearing, Coping, Parents, Parent Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies, Second Language Learning, Child Development, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Family Characteristics, Maturity (Individuals)
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Croatia; Iran; Italy