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Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Editors: Volkmar, Fred R. (Ed.)

  • Provides a one-stop reference of 3,000 new and significantly updated and revised entries 
  • Serves as a repository of knowledge across multidisciplinary fields contributing to autism research and practice 
  • Offers an extensive cross-referencing system that facilitates search and retrieval of information 
  • Explores autism through a wide range of issues relating to behavior, speech, communication, and education among many others 
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-91284-4
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About this book

The Second Edition of this major reference work expands its coverage and continues to break new ground as an electronic resource for students, educators, researchers, and professionals. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. 
The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia digests and presents new and updated information for readers who need to stay current with the latest research and clinical practices, including advances in neurobiology and genetics, diagnostic instruments and assessment tests, pharmaceutical treatments, and behavioral, speech and language, and other rehabilitative therapies. The Second Edition of the Encyclopedia covers topics across the following major conceptual areas of ASD and PDDs, including: 

  • Research trends and findings 
  • Behavior/speech 
  • Communication 
  • Treatments
  • Education 
Taking advantage of the techniques offered by the electronic medium, the Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders offers an extensive cross-referencing system facilitating search and retrieval of information. This unique, comprehensive Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders is an essential reference for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers, professors, clinicians, and other practitioners across such related disciplines as developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, child and school psychology, behavioral therapy, and sociology of education.

About the authors

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., is the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology at the Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine. An international authority on Asperger’s disorder and autism, Dr. Volkmar was the primary author of the DSM-IV autism and pervasive developmental disorders section. He has authored several hundred scientific papers and has co-edited numerous books, including Asperger Syndrome, the third edition of The Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, A Practical Guide for Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Should Know, and Evidence-Based Practices and Treatments for Children with Autism. He has served as Associate Editor of The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, the American Journal of Psychiatry, and the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, of which he is currently Editor-in-Chief.  He is also the Editor of the five volume Encyclopedia of Autism, published by Springer.

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Print + eBook £2,664.99
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  • Due: September 26, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91284-4
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Print £1,799.99
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eReference £2,159.99
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  • Due: September 26, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91280-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Editors
  • Fred R. Volkmar
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-91284-4
Print ISBN
978-3-319-91279-0
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-91280-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
5000
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