Acute Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders, an Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America (The Clinics: Internal Medicine 2

Acute Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders, an Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America (The Clinics: Internal Medicine 2

By: Bryan H. King (author), Matthew Siegel (author)Hardback

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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.

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  • publication date: 02/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780323263825
  • Format: Hardback
  • ID: 9780323263825
  • ISBN10: 0323263828

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