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Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Research Review for Practitionersby Sally Ozonoff
Synopses & Reviews
Autism is a devastating disorder. Although it was once thought to be rare, its numbers are skyrocketing today.
The need for this enlightening and eminently practical book has never been greater. Written to help the nonspecialist provide state-of-the-art care, this remarkable volume synthesizes the most recent research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders for practitioners. It also reviews the scientific literature and practical implications for clinical care and, in this era of evidence-based medicine, provides empirically supported guidelines for evaluation and treatment, highlighting the role of various professional disciplines.
Contributors are a veritable “who's who” of leaders and expert investigators from disciplines such as pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, neurology, genetics, education, and early childhood development. Their work is divided into three parts:
Concluding with a resource appendix and an index, this densely informative volume shows us where science is actually being used to yield new understanding.
About the Author
Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the M.I.N.D. Institute at University of California--Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.
Sally J. Rogers, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the M.I.N.D. Institute at University of California--Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.
Robert L. Hendren, D.O., is Executive Director of the M.I.N.D. Institute, and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the M.I.N.D. Institute at University of California--Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.
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