Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome
The first book to address the increasingly urgent need for information about psychiatric problems in people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome systematically explains the emotional and psychological difficulties that are often encountered with ASDs. The author, an experienced psychiatrist specializing in autism, describes each of the conditions that are commonly seen in autistic children and adults, including schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and tic disorders, and gives sound guidance on their early detection and treatment. Easy to use and authoritative, this book is an essential tool for use by both family and professionals.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ThePinesLibrary - LibraryThing
Explains the emotional and psychological difficulties that are often encountered with autistic spectrum disorders in children and adults. Gives guidance on early detection of and treatment for each of the conditions, which include schizophrenia, anxiety, depression and tic disorders. Read full review
A very educational book to deal with problemsUser Review - azampura - Borders
Very deep and illustrative book to help us understand the autism Read full review
2 What is Asperger Syndrome?
3 Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
4 Medical Conditions in Autism
6 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
7 Depression and Other Mood Disorders
8 Anxiety Disorders in Autism and Asperger Syndrome