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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Pharmacotherapy for hyperactivity in children with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. J Autism Dev Disord.
Epidemiologic surveys of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders: an update.
The use of psychostimulants in pervasive developmental disorders. Psychiatr Q 2005;76:271-281.
ERIC Descriptors: Autism; Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Intervention; Peer Groups; Social Support Groups; Adolescents; Case Studies; Inclusion; Interpersonal Competence; Peer Acceptance; Empathy; Public Schools; High Schools; Interviews; Facilitators (Individuals); Parents; Leaders
Thus, the prior diagnoses falling trader pervasive developmental disorders of autistic disorder, Asperger's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD NOS) are now all called autism spectrum disorder.
Occupational Therapy: Pervasive Developmental Disorders - Gross and Fine Motor Delays - Developmental Delays - Coordination & Balance Problems - Attention & Concentration Problems - Learning Problems
You don't see [DMDD] if there's any hint of mania, if there's major depressive disorder," or if there is dysthymia, psychosis, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pervasive developmental disorders, or separation anxiety, said Dr.
Autism and pervasive developmental disorders sourcebook; basic consumer health information about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) including autistic disorder, asperger syndrome, rett syndrome..., 2d ed.
Today, prevalence estimates are 20 per 10,000 for autism and about 60 per 10,000 for pervasive developmental disorders. This is not a trivial difference, but I do not believe that the change represents a rise in new cases--a requirement for an epidemic.
The DSM IV incorporates five diagnoses under pervasive developmental disorders: autism, Rett's disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), Asperger's disorder (ASP) and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
ERIC Descriptors: Autism; Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Children; Parents; Coping; Advocacy; Stress Management; Emotional Response; Problem Solving; Social Support Groups; Online Surveys; Negative Attitudes; Hypothesis Testing; Predictor Variables; Asperger Syndrome; Questionnaires; Stress Variables

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