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

By: Edelson, Stephen M
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jessica Kingsley London, UK 2021Description: 272 pages ; 25 cmISBN: 9781787751521Subject(s): Anxiety | Understanding autism | Across the lifespan | Childhood | Neuroscience | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Resources for parents | Research summaries | Mental health | Emotional self-regulation | Co-occurring conditions and other disabilities | MedicationSummary: "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. With chapters co-authored by well-known advocates and pioneering researchers, contributors examine factors including sensory processing issues, sleep impairments and the crossover between the autonomic nervous system and immune system. The book expands upon current areas of research, including immune activation and the role of environmental toxicants, dietary and nutritional support, the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and individualised methods of managing stress and anxiety. Providing an invaluable resource for professionals and academics seeking further insight into anxiety and autism, this book explores contemporary research and sets the groundwork for the most effective methods of treatment for individuals of all ages."
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"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.

With chapters co-authored by well-known advocates and pioneering researchers, contributors examine factors including sensory processing issues, sleep impairments and the crossover between the autonomic nervous system and immune system. The book expands upon current areas of research, including immune activation and the role of environmental toxicants, dietary and nutritional support, the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and individualised methods of managing stress and anxiety.

Providing an invaluable resource for professionals and academics seeking further insight into anxiety and autism, this book explores contemporary research and sets the groundwork for the most effective methods of treatment for individuals of all ages."