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ADHD in Children and Adolescents

Kelsey E. Woods, Christina M. Danko and Andrea Chronis-Tuscano.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Child and Developmental Psychology. 13805 words.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention....

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Autism

Uta Frith.

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Child and Developmental Psychology. 144 pages.

Autism: A Very Short Introduction asks: What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an autism epidemic? What are the main...

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Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder

in Autism

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Child and Developmental Psychology. 3835 words.

‘Autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder’ asks: why is autism a neurodevelopmental disorder? Mental disorders that are ultimately due to genetic causes and present from early childhood are...

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The autism spectrum

in Autism

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Child and Developmental Psychology. 5408 words.

‘The autism spectrum’ examines three individuals from different parts of the autism spectrum. It explains how all of the ‘autisms’ originate from before birth, and all affect the developing...

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Babies and what they know

in Child Psychology

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology; Child and Developmental Psychology; Education. 5291 words.

‘Babies and what they know’ explores the early development of children both before birth and during the first stage of childhood, focusing in particular on the importance of interaction....

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The changing face of autism

in Autism

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Child and Developmental Psychology. 4907 words.

‘The changing face of autism’ examines the history of autism. With the boundaries of the autistic spectrum still in flux, it asks: Will there be a clear line to distinguish autistic...

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Child Psychology

Usha Goswami.

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychology; Child and Developmental Psychology; Education. 152 pages.

Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction examines modern child psychology, tracing its development from birth up until early adolescence. Child Psychology studies the process of...

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Down Syndrome from a Neurodevelopmental Perspective

Hana D’Souza, Jamie Edgin and Annette Karmiloff-Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

Article. Subjects: Child and Developmental Psychology. 292 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology. Please check back later for the full article.

Down...

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Friendships, families, pretend play, and the imagination

Usha Goswami.

in Child Psychology

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology; Child and Developmental Psychology; Education. 5200 words.

‘Friendships, families, pretend play, and the imagination’ examines the influence of the people around infants as well as their imaginative games on cognitive and social/emotional...

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From theory to practice

Uta Frith.

in Autism

October 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System; Child and Developmental Psychology. 5067 words.

‘From theory to practice’ explains that autistic disorders are far too heterogeneous and too complex for a single satisfying account. It is frustrating that there is no answer yet to what...

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