Autism Spectrum Disorder (Pittsburgh Pocket Psychiatry by Martin J. MD Lubetsky, Benjamin L. PhD Handen, John J. PhD PDF


By Martin J. MD Lubetsky, Benjamin L. PhD Handen, John J. PhD McGonigle

ISBN-10: 0199753857

ISBN-13: 9780199753857

Autism Spectrum affliction highlights present key themes for this advanced and difficult developmental neurobiological ailment. In a really sensible and concise demeanour, the reader will discover a state-of-the-science overview combining key authentic wisdom with sensible scientific concerns. Written in a simple model, this article presents key truth containers, precis questions, and references for additional readings to reinforce figuring out. This valuable booklet accommodates functional medical wisdom inside of a didactic framework to supply a finished evaluate of Autism Spectrum illness (ASD) around the lifespan.

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110 children c. 250 children d. 500 children 4. Examples of screening tools, rating scales, or structured assessments used to assess for ASD include which of the following? a. M-CHAT b. ADOS c. GARS2 d. CARS e. All of the above 5. The “red flags” for early identification of ASD include which of the following? a. No big smiles or other warm, joyful expressions by six months or thereafter b. No back-and-forth sharing of sound, smile, or other facial expression by nine months or thereafter c. No babbling by 12 months d.

Associated with microcephaly 4. Which one of the following is NOT a diagnostic criterion for infantile autism according to DSM-III (1980)? a. Onset before 30 months b. Gross deficits in language development c. Loosening of associations d. Pervasive lack of responsiveness to other people 5. A number of possible theories regarding autism include which of the following? a. Theory of Mind, the difficulty that the individual with autism has with inferring the mental states of other people b. An executive-function deficit, described as the difficulty an individual with autism has with acquiring problem-solving skills, setting future goals, controlling impulses, inhibiting irrelevant signals or stimuli, planning and organizing, and displaying flexibility of thought and action c.

2005). Evidence-based assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 34(3): 523–540. 2 RECOGNITION OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER 22. Pennsylvania Autism Assessment and Diagnosis Expert Work Group (2007). Supporting quality diagnostic practices for persons with suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder. us. 23. , & Levy, S. E. (2004). Early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Current Treatment Options in Neurology 6: 391–400. 24.

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