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Outcomes in Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders by Patricia Howlin, Orlee Udwin

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By Patricia Howlin, Orlee Udwin

This booklet describes the factors, path, and remedy of numerous developmental and genetic problems, together with attention-deficit affliction, Fragile X syndrome, and the autistic spectrum problems. the quantity locations a selected specialize in the process issues through the years and final result in maturity. in addition to supplying succinct and updated summaries of the newest learn, the authors supply clinicians useful guidance for intervention and administration with young ones and teenagers.

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New York: Guilford Press. A. (1998). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd edn. New York: Guilford Press. C. E. (1991). Adolescents with ADHD: Patterns of behavioural adjustment, academic functioning and treatment utlization. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30, 546–57. S. & Smallish, L. (1990). The adolescent outcome of hyperactive children diagnosed by research criteria: I. An 8-year prospective follow-up study.

G. , 1999; Horrigan & Barnhill, 2000) and should be considered first-line choices for pharmacological intervention. Psychological approaches In childhood and adolescence There is a wide variety of ‘psychological’ approaches to treatment. The main focus of such interventions is to change the environment in order to alter the behaviour of the child. Some psychological techniques focus on the parent or teacher, others centre directly on the child. g. attention training, anger management. Reviews of psychological approaches for children with ADHD can be found in MTA Cooperative Group (1999a), Goldstein (1997), Goldstein & Goldstein (1998) and Warner-Rogers (1998).

Defiant Children: A clinicians’ Manual for Assessment and Parent Training, 2nd edn. New York: Guilford Press. A. (1998). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd edn. New York: Guilford Press. C. E. (1991). Adolescents with ADHD: Patterns of behavioural adjustment, academic functioning and treatment utlization. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30, 546–57. S. & Smallish, L. (1990). The adolescent outcome of hyperactive children diagnosed by research criteria: I.

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