TY - CHAP A1 - G. Robert DeLong A2 - Marie MacDonald A3 - Vidya Krishnamurthy ED1 - Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi Y1 - 2011-09-15 PY - 2011 T1 - Psychiatric and Occupational Histories in Families of Children with Autism N2 - The aim of the book is to serve for clinical, practical, basic and scholarly practices. In twentyfive chapters it covers the most important topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders in the efficient way and aims to be useful for health professionals in training or clinicians seeking an update. Different people with autism can have very different symptoms. Autism is considered to be a "spectrum" disorder, a group of disorders with similar features. Some people may experience merely mild disturbances, while the others have very serious symptoms. This book is aimed to be used as a textbook for child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training and will serve as a reference for practicing psychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, general psychiatrists, pediatricians, child neurologists, nurses, social workers and family physicians. A free access to the full-text electronic version of the book via Intech reading platform at http://www.intechweb.org is a great bonus. BT - A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders SP - Ch. 14 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/18508 DO - 10.5772/18508 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-09 ER -