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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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I also expect my book to promote public understanding of pervasive developmental disorder, and it will contribute to preventing recurrences of (similar types of) juvenile crimes.
The symptoms of the patient's pervasive developmental disorder included both language and socialization difficulties and a preference for sameness and structure, but did not include a history of overt stereotypy or repetitive behaviors.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Any of the disorders included under pervasive developmental disorder that share similar patterns of behavior, including impairment in social interaction; impairment in communication; and restricted behavior, activities and interests.
Practice parameters for the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders.
Geary, along with his wife Joni, also announced that at least 10 percent of the management fee earned from TXF will be donated to Aaron's Bridge, a non-profit whose purpose is to address children's issues in Oklahoma and Texas, the first of which is to see to it that there are biomedical-based treatment options available for children that are diagnosed with developmental disorders such as autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention-Deficit Disorder, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.
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.
Actively suicidal girls and those with uncontrolled bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, conduct disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder were excluded from the study, along with those who had started psychiatric drugs within 3 months.
Autistic disorder, sometimes called autism or classical ASD, is the most severe form of ASD, while other conditions along the spectrum include a milder form known as Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (usually referred to as PDD-NOS).
Here, she advises other parents of children with high-functioning autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and Asperger's Syndrome.
Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) refers to a group of five "mental illness" disorders characterized by delays in the development of multiple basic functions, including socialization and communication.
The test also found that the boy, who was a first-year senior high school student at the time of the incident, had developed attention deficit disorder resulting from pervasive developmental disorder.

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