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Neurogenetic syndromes : behavioral issues and their treatment / edited by Bruce K. Shapiro and Pasquale J. Accardo.

Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2010.
xv, 308 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Summary note:
"An essential pediatrics textbook and professional reference, this volume sheds new light on neurogenetic syndromes using a promising clinical perspective: examining behavioral and psychological phenotypes, with a strong focus on the influence of genetics. Linking science with practice, this comprehensive book combines the latest research of two dozen leading experts and shows how these advances in knowledge apply to treatment and therapy."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
I. Neurogenetic Syndromes -- 1. Behavioral Phenotypes: Recent Advances / James C. Harris -- 2. Smith-Magenis Syndrome: A Neurobehavioral Syndrome with Genetic Underpinnings / Andrea L. Gropman and Ann C. M. Smith -- 3. Fragile X: Expansion of a Genetic Disorder / Walter E. Kaufman -- 4. Behavioral Phenotypes in Down Syndrome: A Probabilistic Model / George T. Capone -- 5. Autism and Prader-Willi Syndrome: Searching for Shared Endophenotypes / Travis Thompson -- 6. Williams Syndrome: Psychological Characteristics / Carolyn B. Mervis and Angela E. John -- 7. Developmental Influences on Psychological Phenotypes / Gene S. Fisch -- 8. Is There a Behavioral Phenotype in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders? / Piyadasa W. Kodituwakku -- II. Treatment of Neurogenetic Syndromes -- 9. Functional Behavioral Assessment: Its Value in the Treatment or Maladaptive Behaviors in Individuals with Neurogenetic Syndromes / Theodosia R. Paclawshyj -- 10. Psychiatric Diagnosis in Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disability / Richard B. Ferrell -- 11. Speech-Language Therapy for Children with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders / Janet E. Turner and Mary K. Boyle -- 12. A Clinical Approach to the Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Disturbance in Intellectual Disability / Sarah Risen, Pasquale J. Accardo and Bruce K. Shapiro -- 13. Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Interventions for Severe Problem Behavior Displayed by Children with Neurogenetic and Developmental Disorders / Louis P. Hagopian and Mary E. Caruso-Anderson -- III. Future Implications -- 14. New Genetic Techniques: Implications for Neurobehavioral Syndromes / Lisa T. Emrick -- 15. Genetically Informative Phenotypes: Opportunities for Progress and Potential Pitfalls / Peter Szatmari -- 16. Social Phenotypes in Genetically Based Neurodevelopmental Disorders / Carl Feinstein and Shivani Verma -- 17. Behavioral Phenotypes: Nature versus Nurture Revisited / Pasquale J. Accardo and Margie L. Jaworski.
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