Acute Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders,  An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323263825, 9780323263832

Acute Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders, An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 23-1

1st Edition

Authors: Matthew Siegel Bryan King
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323263825
eBook ISBN: 9780323263832
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 20th November 2013

Description

The “spectrum” in this disorder is Autistic Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. This issue specifically addresses acute management of the extreme behaviors that accompany this disorder spectrum: extreme behaviors, complete lack of communication, inability to learn or express language, etc, and covers in-hospital or residential therapies as well as in-home family involvement. Medical treatment for this disorder is the main focus of discussion in topics such as: Emotional Regulation: Concepts and Practice in ASD; Specialized Inpatient Treatment of ASD; Residential Treatment of Severe Behavioral Disturbance in ASD; Treatment of ASD in General Child Psychiatry Units; Behavioral Approaches to Acute Problems; Communication Strategies for Behavioral Challenges in ASD, along with topics covering Psychiatric Assessment of Acute Presentations in ASD; Sensory Regulation and its Relationship to Acute Problems in ASD; Family Dysfunction, Assessment and Treatment in the context of Severe Behavioral Disturbance in ASD; and Self Injurious Behavior in ASD.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323263832
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323263825

About the Authors

Matthew Siegel Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Spring Harbor Hospital

Bryan King Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital