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Autism : Understanding the Disorder

Autism : Understanding the Disorder - 97 edition

Autism : Understanding the Disorder - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780306455476

ISBN10: 0306455471

Autism : Understanding the Disorder by Gary B. Mesibov, Lynn W. Adams and Laura G. Klinger - ISBN 9780306455476
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Plenum Publishing Corp.
Published: 1997
International: No
Autism : Understanding the Disorder by Gary B. Mesibov, Lynn W. Adams and Laura G. Klinger - ISBN 9780306455476

ISBN13: 9780306455476

ISBN10: 0306455471

Summary

This highly readable volume presents a concise but comprehensive overview of all that is known about autism, including its history, diagnosis, biological causes, neuropsychological mechanisms, and treatment. the authors offer an up-to-date review of the most current literature, summarized and organized in a manner that makes it accessible to everyone from clinicians to parents.

Author Bio

Mesibov, Gary B. : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dept of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine , Chapel Hill, USA


Adams, Lynn W. : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Klinger, Laura G. : University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Prologue.

Historical Background.
Definition of the Syndrome.
Current Biological Theories of Causation.
Language and Cognition.
Intervention Approaches.
Controversial Treatment Issues.


Epilogue.
Index.

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