International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8064-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-8065-6 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Overview

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      History and Evolution of the Autism Spectrum Disorders

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      Pages 17-24

      Diagnostic Systems

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      Pages 25-35

      Prevalence and the Controversy

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      Pages 37-51

      Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability

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      Pages 53-74

      Psychiatric Disorders in People with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Phenomenology and Recognition

  3. Nosology and Etiology

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      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-97

      The Genetics of Autism

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      Pages 99-114

      Behavioural, Biopsychosocial, and Cognitive Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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      Pages 115-125

      Nosology and Theories of Repetitive and Restricted Behaviours and Interests

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      Pages 127-157

      Emotional Cognition: Theory of Mind and Face Recognition

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      Pages 159-173

      Developmental Issues and Milestones

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      Pages 175-193

      Sensory Processing and Motor Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorders

  4. Assessment

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      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-214

      Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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      Pages 215-231

      Diagnostic Instruments for the Core Features of ASD

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      Pages 233-246

      Assessment of Rituals and Stereotypy

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      Pages 247-270

      Assessing Challenging Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Prevalence, Rating Scales, and Autonomic Indicators

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      Pages 271-286

      Functional Behavioral Assessment and Analysis

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      Pages 287-293

      Assessment of Comorbid Psychopathology

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      Pages 295-305

      Identifying Moderators of Treatment Outcome for Children with Autism

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      Pages 307-319

      Identifying Fad Therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorders and Promoting Effective Treatment

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      Pages 321-338

      Intensive Early Intervention

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