Sunday, January 30, 2011



Today, we are sharing a link regarding research and standardizations for Autism according to the DSM-5.

DSM-5: The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Publication of the fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in May 2013 will mark one of the most anticipated events in the mental health field. (American Psychiatric Association) - Cached - Similar

Share your views on the question:
The American Psychiatric Association has released their DSM-5 proposed criteria for autism spectrum disorder. Does eliminating subtypes such as Asperger's make autism diagnoses more precise, or does it rob individuals of their self-identity?
Autism in the DSM-5: Washington Times article


If you recall last year, we discussed  the  DSM-5 in regards to 'Pickey Eaters'.  Check below in the 'Search this blog'  posts lists for this topic  'Is Your Child A Pickey Eater?' (September 8, 2010)   'Is Your Child A Pickey Eater?' (September 8, 2010). 


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