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Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders
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About the Book

Autism is an emerging area of basic and clinical research, and has only recently been recognized as a major topic in biomedical research. Approximately 1 in 150 children are diagnosed as autistic, so it is also an intense growth area in behavioral and educational treatments. Financial
resources have begun to be raised for more comprehensive research and an increasing number of scientists are becoming involved in autism research. In many respects, autism has become a model for conducting translational research on a psychiatric disorder. This text provides a comprehensive summary
of all current knowledge related to the behavioral, experiential, and biomedical features of the autism spectrum disorders including major behavioral and cognitive syndromology, common co-morbid conditions, neuropathology, neuroimmunology, and other neurological correlates such as seizures, allergy
and immunology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, and epidemiology.

Edited by three leading researchers, this volume contains over 80 chapters and nine shorter commentaries by thought leaders in the field, making the book a virtual who's who of autism research. This carefully developed book is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what we know in this
area as well as a guidepost for the next several years in all areas of autism research.

About the Author:
DA: Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Beneto Foundation Chair and Research; Director, The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California at Davis
DG: Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Genetics; Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles
GD: Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks and Research Professor at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195371826
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publisher Imprint: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Depth: 51
  • Height: 279 mm
  • No of Pages: 1456
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 3262 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0195371828
  • Publisher Date: 17 Jun 2011
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 53 mm
  • Width: 224 mm


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