An accessible and up-to-date discussion of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders
In ABC of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Dr. Munib Haroon delivers an insightful and practical introduction of various neurodevelopmental conditions, as well as discussions of their most common comorbid mental health conditions.
The author offers a broad overview of neurodiversity and neurodevelopmental disorders to help you understand how people who are neurodivergent may present in a clinical environment, how they should be assessed, and how they can best be managed. Each chapter provides a list of resources for further reading, exploring these evolving, important, and fascinating topics in greater detail.
You#ll also find:
A thorough introduction to intellectual developmental disorders, as well as their assessment and diagnosis
Comprehensive explorations of the assessment, management, and outcomes of tic disorders
Practical discussions of assessing mental health conditions in children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
Complete treatments of the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders
A standalone chapter on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Aimed at mental health practitioners, including psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, addiction specialists, and social workers, ABC of Neurodevelopmental Disorders will also benefit healthcare workers who regularly treat neurodivergent people in a variety of settings.