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Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Critical Issues in Clinical, Forensic and School Settings (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)This book offers clear best-practice guidelines for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It discusses both the rising rates of autism and the growing need for appropriate, effective treatments and services. The book examines measures and methods used in assessing for core symptoms of ASD as well as memory, attention, visual and spatial skills, and other areas relevant to autism assessment. In-depth material on differential diagnosis and a range of comorbid conditions depict the complexiti…

Mental Health Screening at School: Instrumentation, Implementation, and Critical Issues (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)This book examines critical clinical assessment and scientific issues involved in child mental health screening and addresses the implications for future research and practice. To begin, the book presents the history of child mental health assessment and diagnosis, including the role of government and the legal system in guiding mental health practices. In addition, it discusses the importance of early identification and treatment of child mental health problems in context of the current system …

Chromophobia (Focus on Contemporary Issues)The central argument of Chromophobia is that a chromophobic impulse – a fear of corruption or contamination through color – lurks within much Western cultural and intellectual thought. This is apparent in the many and varied attempts to purge color, either by making it the property of some “foreign body” – the oriental, the feminine, the infantile, the vulgar, or the pathological – or by relegating it to the realm of the superficial, the supplementary, the inessential, or the cosmetic.Chromophob…

Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice (Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment)Diagnosing learning disabilities (LD) in children has never been an easy task. The multiple approaches in use complicate the assessment process, raising the risk of young students getting the wrong services, or none at all. It is clear that more accurate diagnosis and classification methods are needed to advance the prevention and treatment of difficulties in reading and mathematics.Diagnostic Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Childhood takes important steps to cut through the confusion. Th…

Violet is Blue: Hothouse Series*******THIS IS A NEW ADULT STORY********recommended age for reading 17+A novel of secrets, passion, and betrayal….For the past four years, 18 year old, Violet Taylor has lived her life like her deceased father would’ve wanted. Perfect grades, perfect friends, the perfect boyfriend from the right family. Except now at the end of high school, she realizes that she’s never fully lived, has never taken risks, has always taken the safe and secure road. That all changes when she breaks up with h…

In The Crosshairs: A BWWM Billionaire RomanceShe’s a political activist hoping to change the world…The only thing Imani Colbert wanted was a large cup of gourmet coffee from her favorite place in town. Instead she got into an argument with a sinfully gorgeous one percenter, got to dodge bullets and small town bigots. To top it all off, she got to find out what it felt like to really fall in love.He’s an ultra rich billionaire with the world at his fingertips…Daniel St. James was used to people doing his bidding and falling at his f…

In Love with the Enemy: BWWM Billionaire Romance GET THIS TODAY FOR 99c (NORMALLY $2.99)! Her first undercover assignment could be her last…Nadia Hawkes is fresh out of the academy and is now officially an FBI agent. Because of her looks, she’s chosen to go undercover as Nadia Barnes, an aspiring writer leading a rather mundane life. Her target is Caleb Zalar, the handsome, self-made billionaire she’s been instructed to seduce. She’s not given much information about the charming businessman, but has been ordered to win his affection and une…

Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences (Quantitative Methodology Series)This book reviews the latest techniques in exploratory data mining (EDM) for the analysis of data in the social and behavioral sciences to help researchers assess the predictive value of different combinations of variables in large data sets. Methodological findings and conceptual models that explain reliable EDM techniques for predicting and understanding various risk mechanisms are integrated throughout. Numerous examples illustrate the use of these techniques in practice. Contributors provide…

Gambling: Who Wins? Who Loses? (Contemporary Issues (Prometheus))Gambling is a topic that can arouse a wide range of passionate and often controversial opinions. Is it a harmless pastime or a dangerous addiction? Does it corrupt the state or contribute much-needed funds to local communities? Whether we like it or not, gambling is now a major economic force in the United States. It pays $2.9 billion in taxes, creates hundreds of thousands of jobs, and as an industry has expanded tenfold in the last twenty-five years.This book provides a comprehensive and thoug…