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Understanding Autism From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment

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ISBN-10: 0849327326

ISBN-13: 9780849327322

Edition: 2006

Authors: Steven O. Moldin, John L. R. Rubenstein

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Taking an all-inclusive look at the subject, Understanding Autism: From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment reviews state-of-the-art research on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of autism. The book addresses potential mechanisms that may underlie the development of autism and the neural systems that are likely to be affected by these molecular, genetic, and infectious etiologies. It reviews key findings that inform diagnosis, epidemiology, clinical neuroscience, and treatment.The book concludes with a discussion of the economic cost of autism and provides a biomedical and public health perspective of the impact of this devastating disease. With chapters authored by clinical and basic…    
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Book details

List price: $270.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 4/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.49" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Autism spectrum disorders : phenotype and diagnosis
Past and future perspectives on autism epidemiology
Genetic basis of autism
Finding genes in spite of heterogeneity : endophenotypes, QTL mapping, and expression profiling in autism
A mixed epigenetic and genetic and mixed De Novo and inherited model for autism
Neurobiology of related disorders : fragile X syndrome
Fear and anxiety pathways
Cerebellar networks and autism : an anatomical hypothesis
Language in autism
Prefrontal cortex
The social brain, amygdala, and autism
The thalamus and neuromodulatory systems
Modeling features of autism in animals
Neuroanatomical and neurochemical studies of the autistic brain : current thought and future directions
The social brain in autism : perspectives from neuropsychology and neuroimaging
Structural neuroimaging
Neuropsychology and neurophysiology of autism spectrum disorders
Pharmacological treatments
Behavioral, educational, and developmental treatments for autism
The costs of autism