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The Challenge of Entering Adulthood for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Challenge of Entering Adulthood for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Nicholas W. Gelbar and Daniel T. Volk

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
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9780190624828
There is a tremendous amount of variation (heterogeneity) in terms of both symptom presentation and functional ability in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The challenges ... More
Employment Training for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Employment Training for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

David W. Test, Debra G. Holzberg, Kelly Clark, Misty Terrell, and Dana E. Rusher

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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9780190624828
Despite legislation to improve post-school outcomes for young adults with autism spectrum disorder, they experience poorer employment outcomes than their peers without disabilities. Data ... More
Supporting Strong Transitions for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Supporting Strong Transitions for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Erik W. Carter

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
A principle purpose of special education is to prepare students with disabilities to flourish in adulthood. The constellation of coursework, extracurricular activities, social events, and ... More
Supporting College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Supporting College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Nicholas W. Gelbar

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
College represents an opportunity to move toward independence while also participating in a supportive learning environment. Young adults with ASD are attending college in increasing ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Nicholas W. Gelbar

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0013
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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9780190624828
Adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders face a multitude of challenges and are experiencing poor life outcomes. This book has summarized the research on practices ... More
Efficacious Treatments for Common Psychiatric Challenges in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Efficacious Treatments for Common Psychiatric Challenges in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Lisa A. Nowinski, Alyssa Milot, Alanna Gold, and Christopher J. McDougle

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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9780190624828
The adolescent period presents a unique and challenging time for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Common psychiatric problems such as mood disorder, anxiety, ADHD, and ... 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

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Nov 2017
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Other
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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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
Psychotherapy with College Students

Psychotherapy with College Students  

Rachel G. Smook

in Handbook of Private Practice: Keys to Success for Mental Health Practitioners

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Mar 2017
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Other
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Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780190272180
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190272166.003.0063
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Professional Development and Training
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190272166
Psychotherapy with college students and young adults is an important and dynamic niche practice option for mental health professionals. Young adults are navigating crucial human development ... More
Learning to cope with conflict and violencehow schools can help youth

Learning to cope with conflict and violence: how schools can help youth  

Susan Opotow and Morton Deutsch

in Learning to Cope: Developing as a Person in Complex Societies

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May 1999
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Other
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Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807923
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198503187.003.0010
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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9780198503187
This chapter focuses on the complex conflicts that young people face in their lives, particularly the kinds of conflicts that schools post for youth. It identifies ways that schools can ... More
Defining Youth Suicide

Defining Youth Suicide  

Herbert Hendin, Ann P. Haas, Jill Harkavy-Friedman, and Maggie Mortali

in Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: What We Know and What We Don't Know (2 ed.)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780190685843
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780199928163.003.0021
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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9780199928163
This chapter looks at suicide among adolescents and young adults. Although true suicide causation is difficult to empirically establish, an accumulated body of research points to a number ... More
Young Women on the Autism Spectrum

Young Women on the Autism Spectrum  

Meng-Chuan Lai, Stephanie H. Ameis, and Peter Szatmari

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0012
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
Females on the autism spectrum often face unique challenges in social-communication areas, sensory environments, mental health, physical health, gender-related issues and identity ... More
Anxiety in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Micah O. Mazurek

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

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Nov 2017
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Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
Adolescents and adults with ASD are at high risk for clinically significant symptoms of anxiety. Accurate symptom identification and differential diagnosis can be challenging due to the ... More
Gender IssuesModern Models of Young Male Resilient Mental Health

Gender Issues: Modern Models of Young Male Resilient Mental Health  

William S. Pollack

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
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Other
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Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
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9780195332711
This chapter explores models of young male resilient mental health. Using an illustrative case study, it discusses the rationale behind research with a particular focus on males, the ... More
Development in the Transition to AdulthoodVulnerabilities and Opportunities

Development in the Transition to Adulthood: Vulnerabilities and Opportunities  

Keith B. Burt and Ann S. Masten

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
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Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711
This chapter reviews the status of research on young adult development from a developmental psychopathology perspective, particularly with respect to psychosocial competence and problems in ... More
Marriage in Young Adulthood

Marriage in Young Adulthood  

Hui Liu, Sinikka Elliott, and Debra J. Umberson

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
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Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711
This chapter focuses on the predictors and consequencesof marriage in young adulthood,defined as the period from age 18 to 30, and reviews contemporarydebates and important directions for ... More
Psychiatric Disorders in Young AdultsDepression Assessment and Treatment

Psychiatric Disorders in Young Adults: Depression Assessment and Treatment  

Carlos A. Zarate Jr.

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0014
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711
This chapter outlines psychiatric disorders in young adults, with a particular focus on depressive disorders (including major depressive disorder (MDD), dysthymic disorder). It discusses ... More
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Young Adults

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Young Adults  

Maria C. Mancebo, Jane Eisen, and Steven A. Rasmussen

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0016
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711

This chapter focuses on how obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) presents in young adults aswell as risk factors and treatment aspects uniqueto this population. ...

Impulse Control Disorders

Impulse Control Disorders  

Jon E. Grant and Marc N. Potenza

in Young Adult Mental Health

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Sep 2009
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0020
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711
This chapter explores impulse control disorders (ICDs) in young adults. It presents findings concerninghow ICDs present in young adults arereviewed within a clinical context, and also ... More
Schizophrenia in Adolescents and Young Adults

Schizophrenia in Adolescents and Young Adults  

Afshan Anjum, Priyanka Gait, Kathryn R. Cullen, and Tonya White

in Young Adult Mental Health

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0022
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711

This chapter providesan overview of the epidemiology, neurobiology,diagnosis and differential diagnosis, course, andtreatment of schizophrenia in older adolescentsand young adults. ...

Eating Disorders in Young Adults

Eating Disorders in Young Adults  

Scott J. Crow

in Young Adult Mental Health

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261979
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0024
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195332711
This chapter discusses the current state of knowledgeregarding the epidemiology of eating disorders, and reviews the currently employed diagnostic criteria. The course and the ... More

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