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Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Mohammad Ghaziuddin

Paperback: £15.99 / $25.95

2005, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-727-9, BIC 2: MMJ JMC MBPK MMH

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Hardback: £45.00 / $80.00

2005, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-733-0, BIC 2: MMJ JMC MBPK MMH

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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.