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

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,

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

Pediatric Psychopharmacology

Pediatric Psychopharmacology
  • Author : Andres Martin,Lawrence Scahill,Christopher Kratochvil
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release : 14 December 2010
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When the first edition of Pediatric Psychopharmacology published in 2002, it filled a void in child and adolescent psychiatry and quickly establishing itself as the definitive text-reference in pediatric psychopharmacology. While numerous short, clinically focused paperbacks have been published since then, no competitors with the scholarly breadth, depth, and luster of this volume have emerged. In the second edition, Christopher Kratochvil, MD, a highly respected expert in pediatric psychopharmacology, joins the outstanding editorial team led by Dr. Martin and Dr. Scahill.

A Review of Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Review of Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 07 December 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

The Parents’ Guide to Managing Anxiety in Children with Autism

The Parents’ Guide to Managing Anxiety in Children with Autism
  • Author : Raelene Dundon
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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This guide for parents is a complete introduction to autism and anxiety. Drawing on the author's clinical experience working with children and their families, it provides parents and carers with everything they need to know to help support their child. It covers the basics such as what anxiety is, how it manifests behaviourally and why it is common in autism, before presenting CBT-informed practical strategies for managing a common range of anxieties: separation, social, performance, phobias, and generalised anxiety. It

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

Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Nicholas W. Gelbar
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 22 November 2017
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Adolescence is a challenging stage for all individuals, especially for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Individuals with ASD face increased social isolation and engage in more challenging behaviors during adolescence. They also experience increased mental health challenges including anxiety and depression, and they are among the least likely of any disability group to attend college, be competitively employed, or live independently. At the same time, adolescents with ASD face a major shift in available services and support as they

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

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  • Author : Simon Baron-Cohen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 29 May 2008
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A new edition of Simon Baron-Cohen's highly successful Autism: The Facts, updated to cover the important subgroup of patients with Asperger syndrome. Written first and foremost as a guide for parents, but required reading for interested professionals, it covers the recognition and diagnosis of these conditions, their biological and physiological causes, and the various treatments and educational techniques available. It presents the facts, allowing the reader to take an informed positionabout the condition.

Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Author : James K. Luiselli Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 07 March 2014
GET THIS BOOKChildren and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a relatively new diagnostic label which reflects the variability and differentiation of symptomatology among children and youth commonly described as having autistic disorder, high-functioning autism (HFA), and Asperger's syndrome. Current best practices have emerged from decades of evidence-based research, research-to-practice translation of empirically supported procedures, and consensus-driven recommendations from multiple disciplines. As a result, practitioners have many educational and intervention choices for children and youth with ASD--what is critical is that these options are informed

Facing Your Fears

Facing Your Fears
  • 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

Handbook of Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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  • Author : Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 February 2016
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This handbook details best practices and discusses ongoing challenges in assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Chapters address assessment and diagnostic protocols, developmental considerations in ASD assessment, and issues concerning comorbid psychological and medical conditions. Various aspects of the disorder are emphasized throughout the handbook - from assessment in adolescent and adult populations to the latest findings in neuropsychology. The book concludes with future directions for research and clinical applications, focusing on universal screening, improved assessment methods, and