Pervasive Developmental Disorder

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Pervasive Developmental Disorder

  • Asperger's Disorder - Asperger Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder named after the Viennese physician, Hans Asperger, who in 1944 published a research paper which described a pattern of behaviors in several young boys who had normal intelligence and language development, but who also exhibited autistic-like behaviors and marked deficiencies in social and communication skills. Psychnet-UK.

  • eMedicine, Pervasive Developmental Disorder: Autism - Autism is a condition presenting in early childhood characterized by marked abnormalities in communication and social interactions and a restricted and socially atypical range of interests.

  • eMedicine, Pervasive Developmental Disorder: Childhood Disintegration Disorder - Childhood disintegrative disorder presents with a loss of previously acquired language and social skills and results in persistent delay in these areas. For example, a child previously able to speak in 2- or 3-word phrases gradually or abruptly loses the ability to communicate using words or uses only fragments.

  • HealthCentral - General Encyclopedia - Rett's disorder - Rett's disorder is inherited as an X-linked trait. It affects only females. The exact cause of the trait is unknown, but it has been linked with a metabolic disorder.

  • Pervasive Developmental Coordination Disorder - Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) refers to a group of disorders characterized by delays in the development of multiple basic functions including socialization and communication. Psychnet-UK.

  • Rett's Disorder - An inherited disorder that affects only females, the syndrome causes mental retardation and developmental degeneration. Psychnet-UK.

  • What is Asperger's Disorder? - Asperger's Disorder is a milder variant of Autistic Disorder.   Both Asperger's Disorder and Autistic Disorder are in fact subgroups of a larger diagnostic category

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