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Kenneth Aitken - Dietary Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Why They Work When They Do, Why They Don´t When They Don´t - 9781843109396 - V9781843109396
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Dietary Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Why They Work When They Do, Why They Don´t When They Don´t

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Description for Dietary Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Why They Work When They Do, Why They Don´t When They Don´t Hardback. The author explores dietary approaches that have been advocated in ASD. For each approach, he explores the potential benefits; evidence for and against the diet; and sources of further information. He describes his own approach, the Simple Restriction Diet (SRD) explaining how to implement it and work out whether a dietary approach is of benefit. Num Pages: 272 pages, tables. BIC Classification: JMM; MBNH3; MJNA; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 161 x 23. Weight in Grams: 578.

Given the increased interest in the relationship between diet and autism spectrum conditions, this is a timely publication which is both thorough and balanced in content. Parents and professionals alike will find this book of use by virtue of Ken's meticulous reviews of current scientific evidence for a variety of diets combined with practical advice on the application of such interventions.'

- Dr. Paul Whiteley, Autism Research Unit

'Dr. Aitken provides a timely synthesis of diet interventions in autistic spectrum disorders set within a framework of historical and political references. This informative work offers invaluable assistance to the ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843109396
SKU
V9781843109396
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Kenneth Aitken
Kenneth J. Aitken is an experienced psychologist and author with a specialist interest in ASDs. He works as an Independent Consultant, based in Edinburgh and as a Clinical Psychologist for the LD-CAMHS Service, Greater Glasgow, and was previously Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. He is co-author of Children with Autism, also published by Jessica ... Read more

Reviews for Dietary Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Why They Work When They Do, Why They Don´t When They Don´t
this book provides an excellent overview of dietary interventions and would be a valuable resource approach is thorough and balances technical and practical information skillfully.
Eletronic Journal of Applied Psychology Often overlooked by professionals, dietary interventions in autistic spectrum disorders can be very helpful and more importantly, are something that parents and carers can actually do to help the ... Read more

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