By Michael Rutter (auth.), Michael Rutter, Eric Schopler (eds.)
This quantity goals to supply the reader with an updated account of information, learn, schooling, and scientific perform within the box of au tism, from a world viewpoint. The emphasis all through is at the becoming issues of information and at the new advancements in prac tice. we have now attempted to maintain a stability among the necessity for rigorous study and systematic assessment and the significance of expressing new principles and ideas so they may well impression considering at a degree while questions are being formulated and clean techniques to remedy are being constructed. The e-book had its origins within the 1976 overseas Symposium on Autism held in St. Gallen, Switzerland however it isn't really in any experience a continue ings of that assembly. such a lot papers were largely rewritten to supply a fuller insurance of the subject and likewise to take account of the problems raised on the assembly. dialogue dialogues were revised and re based to face as self-contained chapters. Many major contribu tions to the convention haven't been induded with a view to hold the stability of a definitive overview; although a number of additional chapters were additional to fill an important gaps zero we are hoping the result's a brilliant photograph ofthe present state-of-the-art. As editors we have now been such a lot inspired by way of the advances because the 1970 overseas convention in London.
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Matsuno, D. Uptake and efflux of serotonin from platelets of autistic and nonautistic children. Journal of Autism and Childhood Schizophrenia, 1975,5, 83-98. 2 Social, Behavioral, and Cognitive Characteristics: An Epidemiological Approach LORNA WING Kanner, who observed and then named the syndrome of early childhood autism (Kanner, 1943; Kanner & Eisenberg, 1955) believed that the two principal diagnostic criteria (in his view the source of the other clinical manifestations) are extreme self-isolation and an obsessive insistence.
Full details of testing are given by Gould (1976). , 1975). Birth records and medical, psychiatric, and educational case notes were examined, and details of developmental history were collected. Ratings of behavior In the present chapter, ratings are based mainly on the child's behavior in school or nursery. Social contact is measured by combining ratings on response to physical contact, engaging in social play, recognition of and differentiation between familiar people and strangers, and pointing things out for adults to look at.
Presentation of a clinical case: An autistic child. 2. Rutter, M. Speech disorders in a series of autistic children. In A. W. ), Children with communication problems. London: Pitman, 1965. Rutter, M. Behavioural and cognitive characteristics of a series of psychotic children. In J. ), Early childhood autism. London: Pergamon, 1966. Pp. 51-81. Rutter, M. Psychotic disorders in early childhood. In A. Coppen & A. ), Recent developments in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry Special Publication.
Autism: A Reappraisal of Concepts and Treatment by Michael Rutter (auth.), Michael Rutter, Eric Schopler (eds.)