Wednesday, February 24, 2010
An Update on Autism
May of 2013 marks the release of a new, highly-anticipated edition of that bible of psychiatry, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Proposed changes to certain classifications in the DSM-V will eliminate a separate diagnosis for the neurological condition known as Asperger’s Disorder, placing it instead under the blanket of Autistic Spectrum Disorders. We’ll talk about this change, and get an update on Autism on Wednesday.