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Validity tests of the executive dysfunction hypothesis of autism

Validity tests of the executive dysfunction hypothesis of autism  

Bruce F. Pennington, Sally J. Rogers, Loisa Bennetto, Elizabeth McMahon Griffith, D. Taffy Reed, and Vivian Shyu

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter aims to examine the validity of the hypothesis that executive dysfunction is the primary psychological cause of autism. It reviews work that supports this hypothesis, defines ... More
Self-Management and Self-Regulation

Self-Management and Self-Regulation  

Mark R. Dixon and Autumn McKeel

in Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Recent Advances and Innovations in Assessment, Education, and Intervention

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466220
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941575.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941575
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter clarifies the ambiguity surrounding the term self-management, provides a behaviour analytic conceptualization, and implications for treatment strategy. Priority concerns ... More
Executive Functions in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Executive Functions in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Yael Dai and Inge-Marie Eigsti

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
This chapter reviews strengths and weaknesses in executive function (EF) domains, including inhibition, working memory, flexibility, fluency, and planning, in adolescents (age 13–19) with ... More
Towards an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism

Towards an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism  

Michelle Turner

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter explores an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism. It defines repetitive behaviour and the phenomenology of repetitive behaviour in autism, considers ... More
Behavioral and Psychophysiological Investigations of Irritability

Behavioral and Psychophysiological Investigations of Irritability  

Mariah DeSerisy and Christen M. Deveney

in Irritability in Pediatric Psychopathology

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190846817
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190846800.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190846800
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
A better understanding of neurocognitive mechanisms underlying irritability has the potential to inform treatments and improve quality of life for the children for whom this symptom is ... More
Autism as an Executive Disorder

Autism as an Executive Disorder  

James Russell (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
Autism continues to fascinate researchers because it is both debilitating in its effects and complex in its nature and origins. The prevalent theory is that autism is primarily ... More
IntroductionFractionating the frontal lobe syndrome

Introduction: Fractionating the frontal lobe syndrome  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Evidence from lesion and neuroimaging studies suggests that the frontal lobes can be fractionated into different frontal subregions with distinct functional domains. Some of the evidence to ... More
Emotion Regulation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Emotion Regulation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  

Blossom Fernandes, Roseann Tan-Mansukhani, and Cecilia A. Essau

in Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191841996
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198765844.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198765844
Chapter 6 describes emotion dysregulation features which are associated with children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In ADHD adaptive emotion ... More
Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Several tests are used in clinical practice and research to assess the functions subsumed by the frontal lobes of the brain. Improvements in anatomical localization through neuroimaging ... More
Adult ADHD Symptoms

Adult ADHD Symptoms  

Jan Willer

in Could it be Adult ADHD?: A Clinician's Guide to Recognition, Assessment, and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190256333
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190256319.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190256319
Disorder: 
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Understanding the symptoms of adult ADHD is an essential starting place. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders symptoms of ADHD are reviewed, including ... More
The Evolved Mind

The Evolved Mind  

Marco Del Giudice

in Evolutionary Psychopathology: A Unified Approach

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780190904647
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190246846.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190246846
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
The chapter introduces key ideas from evolutionary psychology, including the concept of psychological mechanisms as functionally specialized adaptations. The chapter then examines three ... More
Session 9: Learning About Emotion Development

Session 9: Learning About Emotion Development  

Elizabeth A. Harvey, Sharonne D. Herbert, and Rebecca M. Stowe

in Parenting Hyperactive Preschoolers: Clinician Guide

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Series: 
Programs That Work
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190248369
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190204631.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190204631
Disorder: 
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
This chapter outlines session 9 of Parenting Hyperactive Preschoolers. Group leaders provide families with psychoeducation about emotion competence in young children who are hyperactive. ... More

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