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Mohammadi, Mohammad-Reza, Ed. – InTech, 2011
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…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk, Cultural Differences, Quality of Life
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Silverstone, Barbara; And Others – Gerontologist, 1986
Set of articles consisting of an introduction (Barbara Silverstone, et al.) and case study concerning drug misuse in the elderly, and six papers examining the case from the perspectives of clinical pharmacology (William Simonson); pharmacology (Peter Lamy); psychiatry (Charles Gaitz and Nancy Wilson); nursing (Delores Alford); social work (Janet…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Drug Abuse, Drug Therapy, Medical Care Evaluation
Meece, Judith L., Ed.; Eccles, Jacquelynne S., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Children spend more time in school than in any social institution outside the home. And schools probably exert more influence on children's development and life chances than any environment beyond the home and neighbourhood. The purpose of this book is to document some important ways schools influence children's development and to describe various…
Descriptors: Guides, Educational Research, Child Development, Teacher Student Relationship
Graham, Lee Combrick, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this widely used text and professional resource provides a practical guide to family-based therapy for childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Presented are innovative assessment and treatment strategies that take into account children's developmental needs, different family forms, health and…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Immigrants
Paul, Rhea, Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman, Emerita, University of Wisconsin. This contributed volume honors her with chapters written by former students and colleagues, who track…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Comprehension, Language Impairments
Aaronson, Doris, Ed.; Rieber, Robert W., Ed. – 1979
In this book, current work and issues in psycholinguistics are reviewed by 19 noted authorities in the fields of psychology, linguistics, education, psychiatry, and medicine. The seven sections of the book discuss past and present issues in psycholinguistics (including controversial issues and the theoretical and historical roots of…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Child Language, Communication (Thought Transfer), Generative Phonology
Nakou, S., Ed.; Pantelakis, S., Ed. – Pergamon Press, 2005
This book provides an interdisciplinary projection of the factors affecting the lives of Europe's children in the coming decades. It is a sequel to a volume of the same name, published in 1979. Europe is undergoing dramatic changes, demographic, political and technological, which will influence the health, well-being and potential of children.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Special Needs Students, Economic Change
Plenk, Henry P., Ed. – 1992
This book presents the history of the practice of medicine in Utah by tracing the development and work of those at the University of Utah's medical school from 1940 to 1990. The history is told through the reflections and memories of many different physicians who worked at the school. The chapters written by these contributors are organized…
Descriptors: Family Practice (Medicine), Higher Education, Internal Medicine, Medical Education
Gaskill, Deanne, Ed.; Sanders, Fran, Ed. – 2000
The purpose of this publication is to provide discussion of some of the most difficult and controversial issues surrounding body image and eating disorders, specifically, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. It includes contributions from a number of nationally and internationally recognized clinicians and researchers in the field. It also…
Descriptors: Anorexia Nervosa, Body Image, Bulimia, Eating Disorders
Reiss, David, Ed.; And Others – 1993
This volume documents the rise in violence in our communities and explores its impact on children's physical, psychological, and social development. Focal themes are: the necessity for better information about the kinds of violence to which children are exposed, the necessity of beginning to build intervention strategies aimed at violence, and the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Health
Ulman, Elinor, Ed.; Dachinger, Penny, Ed. – 1996
The essays in this collection are grounded in theoretical underpinnings which range from Freud to Montessori. The focus encompasses educational and psychiatric concerns. Essays are organized in 4 parts. Part 1, "Theory of Art Therapy," includes: (1) "Art Therapy: Problems of Definition" (Elinor Ulman); (2) "Therapy is Not Enough: The Contribution…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Art Therapy
Sandoval, Jonathan, Ed. – 1991
Originally developed to respond to the Desert Storm/Persian Gulf War, this resource book provides information designed to help parents, teachers, and service providers to plan and implement a comprehensive response to meeting children's emotional needs during a crisis. Contributors are experts on different kinds of crises that school age children…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Psychological Needs
Carey, William B., Ed.; McDevitt, Sean C., Ed. – 1994
This collection of essays, in honor of child psychiatry pioneers Stella Chess and Alexander Thomas, focuses on their idea that important life outcomes are the product of ongoing interactions between a child's behavioral style and the complimentarity or lack of fit of the parenting environment. Following an introduction, the remaining chapters are:…
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Child Behavior, Child Development, Children
Lamberty, Gontran, Ed.; Coll, Cynthia Garcia, Ed. – 1994
Noting that most socioeconomic and demographic indicators are negative for Puerto Rican mothers and children, this book enhances the current knowledge about the growth and development of Puerto Rican mothers and children, and discusses the likely social origins of their suboptimal experiences. Thirteen papers are presented. The opening chapter…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Bilingual Students, Child Development, Child Health
Seifer, Sarena D., Ed.; Hermanns, Kris, Ed.; Lewis, Judy, Ed. – 2000
This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. Essays in this volume focus on understanding how service-learning in medical education differs from traditional clinical medical education. After an Introduction by Sarena D. Seifer, Kris Hermanns, and Judy Lewis, essays in Part 1, "The Broader…
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), College Students, Community Services, Graduate Study
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