Tag: DSM-IV

August 2017
News

New diagnosis covers ‘borderlands’ of autism spectrum

by  /  28 August 2017

Children with social communication disorder have the same features as children with autism; they just have fewer of the features.

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March 2017
News

Autism rates in the United States explained

by  /  2 March 2017

The bulk of the increase in autism prevalence stems from a growing awareness of the condition and changes to the diagnostic criteria.

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February 2017
News

Temper tantrums up odds of autism diagnosis in girls

by  /  9 February 2017

Girls who show severe emotional or behavioral problems are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than those who do not.

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November 2014
News / Toolbox

Screening tools for autism translated for use in India

by  /  5 November 2014

Standard screening tools translated into Hindi and Bengali reliably distinguish Indian children with autism from their unaffected peers.

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March 2014
News

New spike in autism numbers may reflect rise in awareness

by  /  31 March 2014

About 1 in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, scientists from the organization reported Thursday.

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February 2014
News

New diagnostic category will hold subset of autism cases

by  /  3 February 2014

Most of the children who would lose their autism diagnosis under the diagnostic criteria released last year will fall under the new category of social (pragmatic) communication disorder, reports a large study of Korean children. The study was published last week in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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January 2014
News

New diagnostic criteria may abate autism prevalence

by  /  23 January 2014

About one in five children who appeared to have autism in 2006 and 2008 would lose that classification with the diagnostic criteria for autism released last year, according to a study published yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.

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July 2013
News

Clinical research: Attention deficit adds to autism tantrums

by  /  26 July 2013

Children who meet the criteria for both autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have more severe behavioral problems than do children with either disorder alone, according to three studies published in the past few months.

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June 2013
Opinion

Insurance claims

by  /  25 June 2013

There is a 90 percent chance that people who have filed two or more autism-related insurance claims have an autism diagnosis, says a study published 5 June in Autism.

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May 2013
Opinion / Viewpoint

Adjusting diagnostic tests for the DSM-5

by  /  30 May 2013

As clinicians adopt the new criteria for autism, the many tests now used to diagnose the disorder may need to be modified, says Amy Esler.
 

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