TITLE

Subgrouping the Autism "Spectrum": Reflections on DSM-5

AUTHOR(S)
Meng-Chuan Lai; Lombardo, Michael V.; Chakrabarti, Bhismadev; Baron-Cohen, Simon
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
PLoS Biology;Apr2013, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss aspects in the revision on the book "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" with its classification system. It states that the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) expressed recognition of the spectrum, nature of autism. It also mentions the inclusion and change of DSM-IV Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) such as subgrouping of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder and pervasive developmental disorder.
ACCESSION #
87529337

 

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