Posts Tagged ‘American Psychiatric Association’

By On December 11th, 2012

Changes in Criteria For Autism Diagnosis

Children currently diagnosed with autism may fall off the autism spectrum after the American Psychiatric Association made changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Those affected would also lose their access to vital services. The DSM, which after the changes will be in its fifth edition, sets the criteria for diagnosing mental…

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