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Catatonia, shutdown and breakdown in autism : a psycho-ecological approach / Amitta Shah ; foreword by Judith Gould.

By: Shah, Amitta.
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: 2019Description: 160 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785922497.Subject(s): AUTISM | CATATONIA | ASSESSMENT | INTERVENTION
Contents:
Foreword by Dr Judith Gould. - Acknowledgements. - Preface. - 1. Introduction. - 2. Manifestations of catatonia, shutdown abd breakdown in autism. - 3. Different lives - similar stories. - 4. Consequences of misdiagnosis and misconception. - 5. Possible causal factors. - 6. Intervention and management approaches. - 7. The psycho-ecological approach. - 8. Application of the psycho-ecological approach. - Epilogue. - Appendix 1: Autism Catatonia Evaluation (ACE-S). - Appendix 2: Further information. references.
Summary: "This ground-breaking book provides the first detailed clinical analysis of the various manifestations of catatonia, shutdown and breakdown in autistic individuals, with a new assessment framework (ACE-S) and guidance on intervention and management strategies using a psycho-ecological approach. Based on Dr Amitta Shah's lifetime of clinical experience in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and her research in collaboration with Dr Lorna Wing, this much needed book will be a valuable resource for professionals, autistic individuals and their families and carers." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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Foreword by Dr Judith Gould. - Acknowledgements. - Preface. - 1. Introduction. - 2. Manifestations of catatonia, shutdown abd breakdown in autism. - 3. Different lives - similar stories. - 4. Consequences of misdiagnosis and misconception. - 5. Possible causal factors. - 6. Intervention and management approaches. - 7. The psycho-ecological approach. - 8. Application of the psycho-ecological approach. - Epilogue. - Appendix 1: Autism Catatonia Evaluation (ACE-S). - Appendix 2: Further information. references.

"This ground-breaking book provides the first detailed clinical analysis of the various manifestations of catatonia, shutdown and breakdown in autistic individuals, with a new assessment framework (ACE-S) and guidance on intervention and management strategies using a psycho-ecological approach. Based on Dr Amitta Shah's lifetime of clinical experience in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and her research in collaboration with Dr Lorna Wing, this much needed book will be a valuable resource for professionals, autistic individuals and their families and carers." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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