Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology (including ASD and ADHD)

Series: Clinics in Developmental Medicine

Publication date: 01/01/1999

ISBN: 9781898683124

Pages: 172

Behavioural Approaches to Problems in Childhood

Patricia Howlin (Editor)

Ways to buy

Hardback edition (complete book)


This is a very practical book on the value of behavioural techniques in the treatment of children with various disorders including hyperactivity, conduct problems, autism and communication difficulties. Written by an international group of experts, it provides practitioners in the field with a clear picture of the value of behavioural methodology. It also stresses the necessary assessment and evaluation procedures required in order to implement the techniques appropriately.

Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 146

Patricia Howlin

1. Introduction
2. Conduct disorders
3. Hyperactivity and attention deficit disorders
4. Autism
5. Learning disabilities
6. Communication and language disorders
7. Sensory difficulties
8. Developmental problems
9. Cerebral palsy

'A very useful book for the treatment of various disorders in children and adolescents, including attention deficit/hyperactivity, conduct disorder, autism, cerebral palsy, communication and learning difficulties and sensory disabilities. This book is easy to read and covers the most common problems researchers and clinicians have to deal with in the field of childhood and adolescence psychiatry. I would therefore recommend it.'

Johanna Denev, Scandinavian Journal of Behaviour Therapy