Chapter 5. Childhood Disorders: Pervasive Developmental Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch5

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Childhood Disorders: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs);
  • autism spectrum disorders (ASDs);
  • Asperger's disorder and autistic disorder;
  • Rett's disorder;
  • childhood disintegrative disorder and autistic disorder;
  • childhood disorders – pervasive developmental disorders;
  • primary physician as coordinator of services;
  • SSRI medications;
  • DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10 item sets;
  • Rett's disorder and Asperger's disorder diagnostic algorithms