Autism Spectrum Disorder highlights current key topics for this complex and challenging developmental neurobiological disorder. In a very practical and concise manner, the reader will find a state-of-the-science review combining key factual knowledge with practical clinical considerations. Written in a user-friendly fashion, this text provides key fact boxes, summary questions, and references for further readings to enhance understanding. This invaluable book incorporates practical clinical knowledge within a didactic framework to provide a comprehensive overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the lifespan.
Martin J. Lubetsky, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services and Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. He has worked in the clinical, training, administrative, and research areas of autism, developmental disabilities and child and adolescent psychiatry. Benjamin Handen, PhD, BCBA-D is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Clinical and Research Director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC in Pittsburgh. John J. McGonigle, PhD is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Science Technology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Director of the Western Pennsylvania Regional Autism Center (ASERT) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh.
Benjamin L. Handen, John J. Mcgonigle, Martin J. Lubetsky