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Date Created: 10/28/14
Autism 1 10 11 12 How did early theorists conceptualize autism What is euthanasia Who was Leo Kanner and how did he conceptualize infantile disorder What were the strengths of children with infantile autistic disorder Early theorists conceptualized autism as divorced from thought and reality Leo Kanner was considered to be the grandfather of autism and he came up with the idea that autism was different from feeble mindedness Children with infantile autistic disorder had strengths in certain aspects that they were able to master better than the general population Bruno Bettelheim proposed that autism was caused by the refrigerator mother what did this mean The refrigerator mother means that the child has been deprived of its mother What are two pieces of evidence that autism may have a biological basis Rimand s and Folstein and Rutter Rimland came up with the idea that seizure disorder was associated with congenital brain disorder Folstein and Rutter studied autism in twins are they found that monozygotic twins were much more likely to be both autistic whereas there was a much smaller relationship amongst fraternal twins What is Nosology What are three different ways to classify diseases What do psychologists and psychiatrists use to classify disorders Nosology refers to the classification system of diseases Three different ways to classify are by etiology cause pathogenesis mechanism of cause and symptoms Psychologists use the DSM group to classify disorders What are the differences between the classification of autism and autistic spectrum disorders in the DSMIV and the DSMV 5 affects a broader part of everyday life and can be more severe What are diagnostic symptoms of autism What are associated features Diagnostic symptoms of autism include social impairments communication deficits and repetitive behavior or super focused interests Associated features include a high male to female ratio intellectual disability seizure disorder etc What do epidemiologists mean by incidence and prevalence Prevalence refers to the total number of people affected by the disease whereas incidence refers to the total number of new cases that are discovered within a certain amount of time within a specific population Why the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism Greater public awareness greater case ascertainment lower age at diagnosis diagnostic substitution and also sociopolitical factors What is the current conceptualization of autism What are some different theoretical conceptualizations of the symptom profile is Autism heterogeneous or homogeneous Autism is current thought of to be a disorder prediction Autism is heterogeneous in that kids with autism have different symptioms What are the behavioral characteristics that define autism in children When operant conditioning is used to treat autistic children which behaviors are reinforced Which behaviors are extinguished Positive behavior that demonstrates improvement with interaction is reinforced Bad behaviors such as tantrums are extinguished through ignoring the bad behavior 13 Broadly speaking how did 10 hour and 40 hour groups of autistic children compare before and after treatment 40 hour groups of autistic children after treatment were much improved with interaction that their 10 hour peers
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