Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

    Featuring contributions from leading authorities in the clinical and social sciences, this thoroughly revised and updated new edition reflects the most recent progress in the understanding of autism and related conditions, and offers an international perspective on the present state of the discipline. Chapters cover current approaches to definition and diagnosis; prevalence and planning for service delivery; cognitive, genetic, and neurobiological features; and pathophysiological mechanisms. There is a new chapter covering communication issues. Interventions reviewed include the pharmacological, behavioral, and educational, and a thoughtful final chapter addresses the nature of the fundamental social disturbance that characterizes autism.

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    Number of Pages: 356
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780521549578
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    Listed in: Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Paediatric medicine
    Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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