Understanding and treating anxiety in autism : a multi-disciplinary approach / edited by Stephen M. Edelson, Jane Botsford Johnson ; foreward by Dr. David G. Amaral.

By: Edelson, Stephen M.
Contributor(s): Edelson, Stephen M [editor.] | Johnson, Jane 1966- [editor.] | Amaral, David G [writer of foreward.].
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2021Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787751521.Subject(s): AUTISM | ANXIETY | SYMPTOMS | INTERVENTION | COPING BEHAVIOUR
Contents:
Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Psychophysiological markers of arousal and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder -- 2. Crosstalk between the immune and autonomis nervous systems and their relationship to anxiety in autism -- 3. The immune system and anxiety: a case for toxic exposure -- 4. Gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety and autism spectrum disorder -- 5. Dietary and nutrition intervention to address issues of anxiety -- 6. Sensory integration and processing: impact on anxiety in autism -- 7. Anxiety and autism spectrum disorders: causes, cllinical presentations and interventions -- 8. Pharm acotherapy for anxiety in individuals with autism spectrum disorder -- 9. Stress and autism: adapted coping interventions for everyone on the spectrum -- 10. Assessing and treating anxiety in individuals with autism spectrum disorder -- Appendix A: Comprehensive list of behavioral indicators of anxiety -- Appendix B: Anxiety rating scale -- Appendix D: Jane's fear staircase for thunder and lightning -- Appendix E: Social stories -- Conclusion -- Subject Index -- Author Index
Summary: "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"-- Provided by Amazon.com.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Psychophysiological markers of arousal and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder -- 2. Crosstalk between the immune and autonomis nervous systems and their relationship to anxiety in autism -- 3. The immune system and anxiety: a case for toxic exposure -- 4. Gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety and autism spectrum disorder -- 5. Dietary and nutrition intervention to address issues of anxiety -- 6. Sensory integration and processing: impact on anxiety in autism -- 7. Anxiety and autism spectrum disorders: causes, cllinical presentations and interventions -- 8. Pharm acotherapy for anxiety in individuals with autism spectrum disorder -- 9. Stress and autism: adapted coping interventions for everyone on the spectrum -- 10. Assessing and treating anxiety in individuals with autism spectrum disorder -- Appendix A: Comprehensive list of behavioral indicators of anxiety -- Appendix B: Anxiety rating scale -- Appendix D: Jane's fear staircase for thunder and lightning -- Appendix E: Social stories -- Conclusion -- Subject Index -- Author Index

"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"-- Provided by Amazon.com.

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