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
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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

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  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 25 July 2013
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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

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 August 2014
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 08 July 2014
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Over the past decade, significant advances in research methodology have stimulated dramatic progress in the field of child psychiatry in general, and in pediatric anxiety disorders, more specifically. Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: A Clinical Guide is a comprehensive and vital addition to the literature at an exciting time in the field of psychiatry. This state-of-the-art reference aims to bridge the most up-to-date research findings with relevant clinical perspectives, making it a unique and essential resource for established clinicians and researchers, as

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  • Publisher : AAPC Publishing
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 12 April 2017
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  • 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,

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  • Author : Judy Reaven,Audrey Blakeley-Smith,Shana Nichols,Susan Hepburn
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 30 April 2011
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Anxiety is one of the biggest challenges faced by children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders and Asperger syndrome. Help them conquer their fears--and participate more fully in home, school, and community life--with this innovative group therapy program for children 8-14 years old and their parents. Ideal for small groups of 4-5 children but also effective in one-to-one therapy, this proven, ready-to-use program is a must for mental health professionals who work with children and families in clinical settings. Developed to

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  • Author : Davida Hartman
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 March 2017
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  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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  • Author : Lee Anthony Wilkinson
  • Publisher : American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 March 2019
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