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Item Nr: B 95609 Title: Taking the Mystery Out of Medications in Autism/Asperger Syndromes
Grade Lvl: T Author: Tsai, Luke
Length: 388 Prod/Pub: Future Horizons
Copyright: 2001 Series:
Book Type: N Biographee:
Copies: 2 Loan Period: 14 days
 
  In this medication guide for parents and non-medical professional, Dr. Luke Tsai explains what medication therapy is, and shares the knowledge so informed choices can be made. Explains what different medications do in the body, their side effects, and how to properly assess the results. The term autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is used to cover the three subtypes of PDD since they share many clinical features & interventions, including medication therapy. An appendix provides sample medical forms, diagnostic tools, and a detailed glossary. Drug therapy. Psychotherapeutic medications. Book does not cover the assessment & diagnosis of ASD.

  Subjects:
  1902 - ARL
  1332 - AUTISM/ASD
  414 - DRUGS
  721 - MEDICINE
  1613 - REQUEST--AEA
  1465 - SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS/PERSONS