Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Overview For Pediatricians,  An Issue of Pediatric Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455739080, 9781455743025

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Overview For Pediatricians, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics, Volume 59-1

1st Edition

Authors: Dilip Patel Donald Greydanus
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455739080
eBook ISBN: 9781455743025
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th February 2012

Description

The Guest Editors have assembled expert authors to cover the full clinical span of the topic autism and autism spectrum disorders. An historical perspective of the evolution of the disorder opens the issue. Next, comprehensive coverage is given to an article on the definitions, diagnostic criteria, and clinical features of autism spectrum disorders. Other articles in the issue cover the relevant topics like epidemiology, genetic syndromes and genetic testing, early diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, and neuroimaging and neurochemistry of autism. Authors also present information on tsocial skills for the autistic child, behavioral interventions, and transitioning the autistic child into adulthood, to name a few. This issue should be very well received by pediatricians.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455743025
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455739080

About the Authors

Dilip Patel Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Donald Greydanus Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA