Prevalence of pervasive developmental disorders
in the British nationwide survey of child mental health.
Randomized, controlled, crossover trial of methylphenidate in pervasive developmental disorders
After an overview of the various disorders, such as autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder
not otherwise specified, it covers causes and risk factors; symptoms, assessment, identification, diagnosis, and early interventions; associated conditions like communication difficulties, epilepsy, non-verbal learning disability, and genetic disorders; evidence-based behavior, communication, and biomedical interventions; educational guidelines; and living with autism and transitioning to adulthood, including housing and employment.
Today, prevalence estimates are 20 per 10,000 for autism and about 60 per 10,000 for pervasive developmental disorders
Not everyone agrees with the term pervasive developmental disorder
, and objections have been raised about the DSM-IV/ICD classification of pervasive developmental disorders
Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
sourcebook; basic consumer health information about autism spectrum and pervasive developmental disorders
, such as classical autism, Asperger Syndrome, Rett.
To assess the role of the CYP2D6 gene on risperidone metabolization and prolactin levels, the investigators reviewed data from 25 children aged 5-15 years with pervasive developmental disorders
Siegel, director of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Clinic at the university.
Kundalini yoga; meditation for complex psychiatric disorders; techniques specific for treating the psychoses, personality, and pervasive developmental disorders
clinicians who treat children who have pervasive developmental disorders
are likely to be asked by parents to explain the rising prevalence of autism and the possible environmental causes.
Papers on disorders cover depressive and anxiety, PTSD, pervasive developmental disorders
, learning and motor/communication disorders, ADHD, eating disorders, substance use and schizophrenia, and those on special populations include children with habit disorders, those who are firesetters, those who suffer from enuresis and encopresis, and those who have been neglected or abused.
When the data were broken down into subtypes, the prevalence of narrowly defined autism was 39 per 10,000, and the prevalence of other pervasive developmental disorders
was 77 per 10,000.