Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment begins with a general overview of the history of research on anxiety in ASD and the path towards evidence-based assessment and treatment methods. Thereafter, chapters focus on the nature of ASD and anxiety comorbidity, the assessment of anxiety in ASD, and its treatment. Later chapters are devoted to future directions for research on this topic, including a discussion of anxiety assessment and treatment for adults and minimally verbal individuals. Anxiety disorders in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can cause substantial distress and impairment over and above that caused by ASD alone. Emerging research on genetic, psychological, psychophysiological, and psychometric aspects of ASD establish anxiety as a valid and necessary treatment target in this population. This book is designed to help a broad array of providers who work with children with ASD understand cutting-edge, empirically supported treatments for anxiety, including specific treatment plans and strategies. Presents a balanced discussion of the scientific literature on anxiety in ASD Provides a pragmatic, clinically applied focus that gives readers a ‘how-to’ guide for the treatment of anxiety in ASD Considers the distinct ways in which anxiety presents in children and adolescents with ASD and the challenges this presents to assessment and treatment Examines emerging areas of anxiety assessment and treatment research in ASD

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  • Author : Connor M. Kerns
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 274 pages
  • ISBN : 0128052678
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Connor M. Kerns,Patricia Renno,Eric A. Storch,Philip C. Kendall,Jeffrey J, Wood
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 January 2017
GET THIS BOOKAnxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment begins with a general overview of the history of research on anxiety in ASD and the path towards evidence-based assessment and treatment methods. Thereafter, chapters focus on the nature of ASD and anxiety comorbidity, the assessment of anxiety in ASD, and its treatment. Later chapters are devoted to future directions for research on this topic, including a discussion of anxiety assessment and treatment for adults and minimally

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Connor M. Kerns,Patricia Renno,Jeffrey J. Wood,Eric A. Storch,Laura H Carnell Professor of Psychology Philip C Kendall, PhD
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 May 2017
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Anxiety disorders in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can cause substantial distress and impairment over and above that caused by ASD alone. Emerging research on genetic, psychological, psychophysiological, and psychometric aspects of ASD establish anxiety as a valid and necessary treatment target in this population. Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders is designed to allow a broad array of providers who work with children with ASD to learn cutting edge, empirically supported treatments for anxiety, including

CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Angela Scarpa,Susan Williams White,Tony Attwood
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 29 April 2016
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This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe promising approaches for treating common challenges faced by young people with ASD--anxiety and behavior problems, social competence issues, and adolescent concerns around sexuality and intimacy. Chapters present session-by-session overviews of each intervention program, review its evidence base, and address practical considerations in treatment. The book also discusses general issues in adapting CBT for this population

Handbook of Autism and Anxiety

Handbook of Autism and Anxiety
  • Author : Thompson E. Davis III,Susan W. White,Thomas H. Ollendick
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 August 2014
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The diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has evolved greatly since Asperger's day. And as our clinical understanding of this spectrum of disorders has grown, so has recognition of the connections between anxiety disorders and ASD—a welcome development, but also a source of confusion for many in the field. The Handbook of Autism and Anxiety brings together leading experts to explain this comorbidity, the diagnostic similarities and differences between the two disorders and the extent to which treatment for

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Wendy K. Silverman,Andy P. Field
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 25 August 2011
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Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent mental health problems in childhood and adolescence. This fully revised new edition is an authoritative guide to the understanding and assessment of anxiety disorders in the young. The first section covers historical and conceptual issues, including cognitive and developmental processes, clinical and theoretical models, phenomenology and classification, and evidence-based assessment. Subsequent sections cover the biology of child and adolescent anxiety, and environmental influences including traumatic events, parenting and the impact of the peer

Psychiatric Symptoms and Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Psychiatric Symptoms and Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Luigi Mazzone,Benedetto Vitiello
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 May 2016
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This book explains in detail the diagnosis, management, and treatment of comorbid disorders in patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Important insights are provided into the nature of the symptoms of psychiatric comorbidities in these patients, and particularly children and adolescents, with a view to assisting clinicians in reaching a correct diagnosis that will permit the implementation of appropriate treatment strategies, whether psychological or pharmacological. The full range of potential comorbidities is considered, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder,

A Review of Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Review of Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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"This literature review with application thesis explores the prevalence of anxiety in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and dives into differentiating anxiety symptoms from ASD symptoms and provides tools for teachers to help reduce anxiety in the classroom. There is a high percentage of individuals with ASD that have cooccurring anxiety disorders, significantly impacting their everyday lives. Many characteristics of ASD present similarly to anxiety symptoms therefore, making it more difficult to differentiate between the two disorders. This paper

Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism

Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism
  • Author : Stephen M. Edelson,Jane Botsford Johnson
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 September 2020
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Anxiety is a prevalent and often debilitating condition for individuals on the autism spectrum. This book promotes a multidisciplinary approach to intervention and treatment of the condition, providing professional understanding of the underlying causes and available treatments. With chapters co-authored by well-known advocates and pioneering researchers, contributors examine factors including sensory processing issues, sleep impairments and the crossover between the autonomic nervous system and immune system. The book expands upon current areas of research, including immune activation and the role

From Anxiety to Meltdown

From Anxiety to Meltdown
  • Author : Deborah Lipsky
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 15 August 2011
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Anxiety is the root cause of many of the difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum, and is often caused by things such as a change in routine, or sensory overload. Deborah Lipsky takes a practical look at what happens when things spiral out of control, exploring what leads to meltdowns and and tantrums, and what can be done to help. Drawing on her own extensive personal experience and using real-life examples to explain how autistic people think, the

Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes

Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes
  • Author : Elizabeth B. Weller,Mary A. Fristad,Ronald A. Weller,Marijo Teare Rooney
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 17 September 1999
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(Reusable interview administration booklet) Based on strict DSM-IV criteria and validated in 12 years of studies, ChIPS and P-ChIPS -- the parent version of the interview -- are brief and simple to administer. Questions are succinct, simply worded, and easily understood by children and adolescents. Practitioners in clinical and research settings alike have already found ChIPS indispensable in screening for conditions such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, substance abuse, phobias, anxiety disorders, stress disorders, eating disorders, mood disorders, elimination disorders,

Developmental Psychiatry

Developmental Psychiatry
  • Author : Michael Rutter
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 17 September 1987
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This book provides a nontechnical account of human development that is particularly relevant to an understanding of psychiatric disorders. In describing the process of physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral development, the contributors emphasize the aspects of development of greatest interest to clinicians, and examine normal development in relation to its implications in clinical pathology.

Stress and Coping in Autism

Stress and Coping in Autism
  • Author : M. Grace Baron
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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"Looking at autism through the lens of stress and coping changes how one sees and responds to the puzzle of autism. The diverse contributions in this edited volume enlarge our knowledge of autism, offer strategies for ameliorating stress and for coping with the challenging behavior associated with autism"--Provided by publisher.