Handbook of Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders in Children

Second Edition
Edited by Sam Goldstein
and Cecil R. Reynolds
Guilford Press, November 2010
Hardcopy, 588 Pages
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$82.00

Recognized as the definitive reference in the field, this book addresses a broad range of biologically based disorders that affect children's learning and development. Leading authorities review the genetics of each disorder; its course and outcome; associated developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial challenges; and what clinicians and educators need to know about effective approaches to assessment and intervention. Coverage encompasses more frequently diagnosed learning and behavior problems with a genetic component as well as numerous lower-incidence neurodevelopmental disabilities. Illustrations include 12 color plates.

New to This Edition

* Incorporates the latest scientific knowledge and clinical practices.

* Chapters on oppositional disorders and mood disorders.

* Lower-incidence disorders not covered in prior edition: mitochondrial disease, major cortical anomalies, spina bifida, and inborn errors of metabolism.

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