Theories of Autism (Autism Series 3 3rd edition)

Theories of Autism (Autism Series 3 3rd edition)

By: Cheryl D. Seifert (author)Hardback

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With investigative groups running independent of each other, the major goal of this book is to provide a comprehensive guide to theories of autism, including results of major studies of behavior within the context of a biological explanation of autism. Two opposing theoretical systems are comparedopsychoanalytic theory and modern evolutionary theoryoand the latter, a biological approach to personality theory is confirmed. By appreciating the part played by heredity and the environment, this book offers a fresh and insightful understanding of autism. It reads as a thorough overview and history of the literature and thinking on the subject of autism over the past 40 years. Contents: Rethinking Theories of Autism; Defining Autism; An Evolutionary View of Personality Development; Piaget's Analysis of Intelligence; Language and Thought in Autism; Aphasias and Autism; Human-Figure Drawing as a Projection of Autistic Experience; and Theoretical Bases of Treatments. Includes illustrations.

About Author

Cheryl D. Seifert, Ph.D. is Coordinator for Special Child Therapy Programs at the Chicago Counseling and Psychotherapy Research Center.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819177186
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 106
  • ID: 9780819177186
  • weight: 399
  • ISBN10: 0819177180
  • edition: 3rd edition

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