Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

Editor(s): Fred R. Volkmar, Rhea Paul, Ami Klin, Donald Cohen

Published Online: 30 SEP 2013 09:41AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780471716969

Online ISBN: 9780470939345

DOI: 10.1002/9780470939345

About this Book

Now expanded to two volumes, this invaluable reference work provides a comprehensive review of all information presently available about these disorders, drawing on findings and clinical experience from a number of related disciplines such as psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology, pediatrics, etc. The Handbook covers descriptive and diagnostic characteristics, biological contributions, intervention techniques, legal and social issues. The Third Edition is updated to include the newest work in animal models, genetics, neuropsychological processes, screening and assessment methods.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Section I: Diagnosis And Classification

    1. Chapter 4

      Asperger Syndrome (pages 88–125)

      Ami Klin, James McPartland and Fred R. Volkmar

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  2. Part II: Section II: Development and Behavior

    1. Chapter 11

      Social Development in Autism (pages 312–334)

      Alice S. Carter, Naomi Ornstein Davis, Ami Klin and Fred R. Volkmar

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  3. Part III: Section III: Neurological and Medical Issues

    1. Chapter 18

      Neurologic Aspects of Autism (pages 473–514)

      Nancy J. Minshew, John A. Sweeney, Margaret L. Bauman and Sara Jane Webb

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  4. Part IV: Section IV: Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Chapter 22

      Executive Functions (pages 606–627)

      Sally Ozonoff, Mikle South and Sherri Provencal

    2. Chapter 23

      Empathizing and Systemizing in Autism Spectrum Conditions (pages 628–639)

      Simon Baron-Cohen, Sally Wheelwright, John Lawson, Richard Griffin, Chris Ashwin, Jac Billington and Bhismadev Chakrabarti

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