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By Peter Sturmey,Don E. Williams

This e-book presents a complete assessment of the scientific phenomenon of pica. It focuses particularly at the affliction because it offers in kids, children, and adults with autism spectrum illness (ASD) and highbrow disabilities (ID). preliminary chapters introduce present theories and definitions, via a extra designated exam of the way developmental disabilities complicate prognosis and intervention. the amount describes evidence-based and clinically sound ways to the therapy and prevention of pica in class and grownup scientific settings, starting from behavioral therapy to function-based interventions. moreover, it discusses universal diagnostic, consumer, and supplier concerns that bring about pica final undetected between people with ASD and ID.
Featured issues include:
  • Definition of pica in obtainable phrases, differentiating among quite a few types of the disorder.
  • Issues and useful equipment of prevention and remedy of pica in developmentally disabled persons.
  • Functional and behavioral evaluation equipment for pica in people with ASD and ID.
  • A diversity of powerful behavioral and nonbehavioral remedies for pica.
  • Illustrative instances and repair supply challenges.
  • Areas for destiny learn and practice.
Pica in people with Developmental Disabilities is a useful source for researchers, clinicians and different execs, and graduate scholars in medical baby and faculty psychology, habit analysis/therapy, and social paintings in addition to baby and adolescent psychiatry, pediatrics, relations experiences, and precise education.

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Pica in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (Autism by Peter Sturmey,Don E. Williams PDF

This publication presents a accomplished evaluate of the medical phenomenon of pica. It focuses particularly at the ailment because it provides in young children, youngsters, and adults with autism spectrum affliction (ASD) and highbrow disabilities (ID). preliminary chapters introduce present theories and definitions, by means of a extra exact exam of the way developmental disabilities complicate analysis and intervention.

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