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Autism Spectrum Disorder Now Only Diagnosis

Submitted by on 12/05/2012 – 11:22 amNo Comment

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual which is published by the American Psychiatric Association and used as a guideline for diagnoses is being updated to the 5th edition this May.  Some changes in the DSM-V effect disorders related to Autism such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified, and Asperger Syndrome. These terms will not be included in the DSM-V, instead all diagnoses will now be under the umbrella “Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Read More…

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