Fragile X Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research (third edition)

Fragile X Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research (third edition)

By: Paul J. Hagerman (editor), Randi Jenssen Hagerman (editor)Paperback

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Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation. Now substantially revised and updated, this acclaimed book discusses the clinical approach to diagnosing the disorder, supported by the latest research in epidemiology, molecular biology and genetics, and neuropsychology. It also presents information on treatment: genetic counseling, pharmacotherapy, intervention, and gene therapy.

About Author

Randi Jenssen Hagerman, M.D., is Tsakopoulos-Vismara Professor of Pediatrics at the M.I.N.D. Institute in Sacramento, California. Paul J. Hagerman, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of California, Davis.


Contents: List of Contributors Preface to the Third Edition I Diagnosis and Research 1 The Physical and Behavioral Phenotype - Randi Jenssen Hagerman 2 The Molecular Biology of the Fragile X Mutation - W. Ted Brown 3 Epidemiology - Stephanie Sherman 4 FMR1 Protein Studies and Animal Model for Fragile X Syndrome - Ben. A. Oostra and Andre T. Hoogeveen 5 Brain Structure and Functions of FMR1 Protein - Scott Irwin, Roberto Galvez, Ivan Jeanne Weiler, Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, and William Greenough 6 Neuropsychology - Loisa Bennetto and Bruce F. Pennington II Treatment and Intervention 7 Genetic Counseling - Louise W. Gane and Amy Cronister 8 Medical Follow-up and Pharmacotherapy 9 The Treatment of Emotional and Behavioral Problems - Jennifer L. Hills Epstein, Karen Riley, and William E. Sobesky 10 An Integrated Approach to Intervention - Sarah Scharfenaker, Rebecca O'Connor, Tracy Stackhouse, Marcia L. Braden, and Kristen Gray 11 Academic Interventions - Marcia L. Braden 12 FMRI Gene Expression and Prospects for Gene Therapy - Paul J. Hagerman Appendix 1: General Information about Fragile X Syndrome - Susan Harris Appendix 2: Computer Software Information - Andrew Halpern, Lisa Nobel, and Kristen Gray Appendix 3: Learning Materials and Equipment - Andrew Halpern, Sarah Scharfenaker, Rebecca O'Connor, Tracy Stackhouse, Marcia L. Braden, and Kristen Gray Appendix 4: Toilet Training the Child with Fragile X Syndrome - Franci Crepeau-Hobson and Rebecca O'Connor INDEX

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780801868443
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 552
  • ID: 9780801868443
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 0801868440
  • edition: third edition

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