The Autisms

Publication Year: 2012

Edition: 4th

Authors/Editor: Coleman, Mary; Gillberg, Christopher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-973212-8

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Completely up-to-date, The Autisms is relevant and necessary reading for researchers and clinicians in neuroscience, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology.

This new edition contains several chapters on the associated problems of autism, such as intellectual disability, epilepsy, tics, eating disorders and sleep problems, as well as a chapter on epidemiology that documents the historical increase in autism diagnoses. Several chapters summarize the latest data on neuroanatomy, biochemistry and neuropsychology, while three neurogenomics chapters show evidence suggesting that autism occurs due to genetic errors which cause interruption or misdirection of critical neurodevelopmental circuits in the fetal brain.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Coleman, Mary; Gillberg, Christopher
ISBN: 978-0-19-973212-8
Specialty:
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 4th
Pages: 408
Year: 2012

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