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The SAGE Handbook of Developmental Disorders

The SAGE Handbook of Developmental Disorders

By: Patricia Howlin (editor), Mohammad Ghaziuddin (editor), Tony Charman (editor)Hardback

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Over the last four decades, breakthroughs in genetic knowledge, together with the emergence of disciplines devoted to the scientific study of developmental disorders have resulted in much greater awareness of the many different behavioural and genetic phenotypes involved. It is now evident that not only do different disorders have different causes and different manifestations, but different neurological and biochemical bases, different responses to intervention, and different life courses. Reflecting the enormous changes that have taken place in our knowledge and understanding of developmental disorders, this groundbreaking international volume brings this vast and complex field together for the first time. The Editors have collected together the world's leading academic scholars and clinicians, to explore how current research across a range of different disciplines can inform clinical practice and help to improve the lives of individuals and their families.

About Author

Patricia Howlin PhD is Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London. Prof. Charman holds the Chair in Clinical Child Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London. His main research interest is the investigation of social cognitive development in children with autism and the clinical application of this work via screening, diagnostic, epidemiological, intervention, and 'at risk' studies. He is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and works in a specialist service for children with autism and complex neurodevelopmental conditions at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed papers and over 30 book chapters. He has served on a number of expert panels for the Medical Research Council and NICE in the UK, NIH in the USA and the WHO. He has worked closely with Ambitious about Autism, the National Autistic Society, Research Autism and Autistica to advocate for services and positive policy development for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Mohammad Ghaziuddin is an Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, USA.


PART ONE: OVERVIEWIntroduction - Patricia Howlin, Tony Charman and Mohammad GhaziuddinPART TWO: DISORDERS WITH A KNOWN GENETIC CAUSEDown Syndrome: General Overview - Deborah J. Fidler and Lisa DaunhauerDown Syndrome: Lifetime Course and Strategies for Intervention - Janet CarrFragile X Syndrome: Medical and Genetic Aspects - R.J. Hagerman et alFragile X Syndrome: Life Course and Strategies for Intervention - Andrea Schneider and David HesslWilliams Syndrome: Overview and Recent Advances in Research - Daniela Plesa Skwerer and Helen Tager-FlusburgPrader-Willi Syndrome - Joyce Whittington and Anthony HollandAngelman Syndrome - Bernard Dan and Karine Pelc Rett Disorder - Alison Kerr and Hayley ArcherSmith-Magenis Syndrome - Jenny Sloneem and Orlee Udwin Tuberous Sclerosis Complex - Petrus J de Vries Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome/ 22q11 Deletion Syndrome - Frederick Sundram and Kieran C MurphyCornelia de Lange, Cri du Chat and Rubistein Taybi Syndromes - Chris Oliver et alPART THREE: DISORDERS WITH COMPLEX OR AS YET UNKNOWN CAUSESAttention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder - Timothy E Wilens and Thomas J Spencer Autism Spectrum Disorders: General Overview - Catherine Lord, So Hyun Kim and Adriana DiMartinoAutism Spectrum, Disorders: Interventions and Outcomes - Patricia Howlin and Tony CharmanDevelopmental Language Disorders: Overview - Courtenay Frazier NorburyDevelopmental Language Disorders: Lifetime Course and Strategies for Intervention - Rhea Paul and Kimberly GilbertIntellectual Disability: Concepts, Definitions and Assessment - Cory Shulman et alIntellectual Disability: Lifetime Course and Strategies for Intervention - Jane McCarthy and Nick BourasThe Disintegrative Disorders - Fred R VolkmarEpileptic Disorders - Ian Miller and Roberto TuchmanTourette Syndrome - Mary M Robertson and Andrea E CavannaPART FOUR: ENVIRONMENTALLY INDUCED DISORDERSAcquired Brain Injury during Childhood - Anna Mandalis, Frank Muscara, and Vicki AndersonFoetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Kieran D O'MalleyPreterm and Low Birth Weight Babies - Dieter WolkeExtreme Deprivation - Michael Rutter and Camilla Azis-Clauson

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412944861
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781412944861
  • ISBN10: 1412944864

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