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Pediatric Behavioral Neurology

1st Edition

By Yitzchak Frank

CRC Press

432 pages

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pub: 1996-02-23
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Description

This book assembles, for the first time, information required for the recognition, understanding, and treatment of behavioral problems resulting from neurological conditions. Its focus is two-pronged: 1) on conditions where cognitive-behavioral manifestations are major symptoms, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, and developmental language disorder; and 2) on conditions where these symptoms are significant but secondary, such as brain tumors, epilepsy, and AIDS.

This multi-authored guide also outlines effective approaches to behavioral therapy for these conditions. Pediatric Behavioral Neurology is an excellent resource for practitioners whose work demands knowledge of the symptoms, signs, and treatment of behavioral and cognitive disorders caused by brain abnormalities. It is comprehensive, yet concise and easy to use.

Reviews

"The field of pediatric behavioral neurology has undergone rapid growth over the last few decades, but there are relatively few books that have attempted to provide an overview of the field that is of practical relevance to clinical management. This book therefore makes a major contribution."

-Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy

Table of Contents

Developmental Language Disorders, B.C. Wilson

Mental Retardation, H. Costeff

Autistic Spectrum Disorders, H.M. Davidovicz

Complication of the Perinatum: The Outcome of Prematurity, R. Nass and G. Ross

The Persistent Vegetative State in Infancy and Childhood, S. Ashwal

Neurobehavioral Consequences of Congenital Focal Lesions, R. Nass and J. Stiles

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Y. Frank

Learning Disabilities, D.D. Duane

Childhood Dementia and Progressive Encephalopathies, S.G. Pavlakis and A.M. Chutorian

Cognitive and Behavioral Manifestations of Metabolic and Chromosomal Disorders, D.A. Trauner

Neurobehavioral Abnormalities in Epilepsy, G.E. Solomon and C. Pfeffer

Neurobehavioral Abnormalities Resulting from Brain Tumors and Their Therapy, P.K. Duffner, L.A. Jackson, and M.E. Cohen

Tourette Syndrome and Tics, M. Olson

Neurobehavioral Manifestations of Pediatric AIDS/HIV-1 Infection, M. Mintz

Behavior Therapy with Children Diagnosed with Neurobehavioral Disorders, D. Pelcovitz and S. Ajodan

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General