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Related to pervasive developmental disorder: Childhood disintegrative disorder, Oppositional defiant disorder, PDD-NOS

disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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A double-blind placebo-controlling study of risperidone in adults with autistic disorder and other pervasive developmental disorders.
House Bill 2918, which requires insurance companies to cover certain kinds of treatment for pervasive developmental disorders, awaits the governor's signa- ture.
Autism and pervasive developmental disorders sourcebook; basic consumer health information about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) including autistic disorder, asperger syndrome, rett syndrome.
Injury Treatment among children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder.
There are three types of ASD: Classic Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
Castellanos says another likely change will be to diagnose ADHD in a child who also has a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).
They describe research and clinical perspectives in defining and assessing mental disorders in children and adolescents (as opposed to those used for adults) and early development and temperament by way of evolutionary therapy, next applying evolutionary therapy to anxiety disorders, depression, AD/HD, conduct disorder, stress disorder, autism, and pervasive developmental disorder.
Although there is no epidemic, autism, Asperger's disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified are more common than previously believed and are an important public health issue.
DSM-Iii R replaced the category of infantile autism with autistic disorder, removed the category of childhood-onset pervasive developmental disorder and extended the age of onset to 36 months.
Diagnosis of an ASD, based on the DSM-IV, included autistic disorder; pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified; and Asperger's syndrome.
I am writing about our 3-year-old son John, who has been diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).

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