New PDF release: Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism?

By Eric Schopler, Gary B. Mesibov, Linda J. Kunce

ISBN-10: 1461374502

ISBN-13: 9781461374503

ISBN-10: 1461553695

ISBN-13: 9781461553694

".....clearly written discussions of prognosis, phenomenology, and interventions in autistic spectrum disorders..........Fascinating bills of HFA and AS provide a few entry to the weird subjective worlds of individuals stricken by those disorders."
(A magazine of studies and statement in psychological health and wellbeing, (March 1999)
"This is a publication that are supposed to be in clinical libraries, and at the cabinets of many baby and adolescent psychiatrics. "
(Canadian baby Psychiatry evaluation, 10:3 (2001)

Show description

Read Online or Download Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism? PDF

Best developmental psychology books

New PDF release: Exceptional Language Development in Down Syndrome:

Complex language acquisition is feasible regardless of severe psychological handicap. this is often the belief reached on the finish of an intensive examine of the language of a Down syndrome grownup girl, showing almost basic expressive and receptive grammar. this example, offered during this publication, is in comparison to a small variety of different unparalleled circumstances of language improvement in psychological retardation.

New PDF release: Understanding 4-5 Year Olds (Understanding Your Child

"Understanding 4-5-year-olds" supplies a considerate review of the demanding situations that kids face as they progressively flow clear of a robust attachment to their households and switch in the direction of the broader international of college and existence outdoors the kinfolk. Lesley Maroni discusses the serious social and emotional advancements at this age, together with identification, independence and sibling competition, the transition to college and friendships with friends, dealing with affliction and loss, and gender adjustments.

Get Child and Adult Development: A Psychoanalytic Introduction PDF

Developmental idea is the essence of any psychodynamic psychother­ apy, and positively of psychoanalysis. it really is via an figuring out of revolutionary lifestyles occasions, and how those occasions relate to linked organic and social occasions, that we come to appreciate either psycho­ pathology and mental strengths.

Additional info for Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism?

Example text

Some workers are mainly interested in discrete categories. They look for defining criteria and exclude individuals who do not precisely fit, leaving them and their families without any explanation or help for their difficulties. Others are inclined to see everything as part ofa seamless continuum THE HISTORY OF ASPERGER SYNDROME 25 but this can also deny access to useful information and treatment. A more constructive approach is to recognize similarities across the autistic spectrum while searching for useful ways to subdivide for particular purposes, reserving judgment on all of the categories that have so far been suggested.

Although the degree of association varies from minor to major, none invariably THE HISTORY OF ASPERGER SYNDROME 21 results in an autistic disorder, and none is associated with anyone specific subgroup of the autistic spectrum. A second possibility is that the syndrome has a specific type of neuropathology. The neurological basis of Asperger syndrome is being investigated and, at the time of writing, no conclusions have been reached. Third, a consistent and unique pattern of psychological dysfunction would justify regarding the cluster of features described by Asperger as a specific syndrome.

P. (1988) Asperger's syndrome and autism: The case for a connection. British Journal of Psychiatry, 152,377-382. , & Wing, L. (1983). Identical triplets with Asperger's syndrome. British Journal of Psychiatry, /43,261-265. , & Gillberg, C. (1993). The epidemiology of Asperger syndrome. A total population study. Journal ofChild Psychology and Psychiatry, 34, 1327-1350. Frith, C. D. (1992). The cognitive neuropsychology ofschizophrenia. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Frith, U. (1989). Autism: Explaining the enigma.

Download PDF sample

Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism? by Eric Schopler, Gary B. Mesibov, Linda J. Kunce

by Donald

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 33 votes