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Dsm 5 Autism Definition

Will DSM-5 Reduce the Rates of Autism?

Allen Frances | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Allen Frances

The DSM-5 autism group has been blinded by an intellectual conflict of interest. Eager to introduce its concept of an autism spectrum, the group lost sight of a crucial and obvious fact: Its proposed criteria set is written so exclusively that it must inevitably reduce the diagnosis of autism.

Will New DSM-5 Criteria For Autism Spectrum Disorder Exclude Some People?

| Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Ferris Jabr (Click here for the original article) People have been arguing about autism for a long time—about what causes it, how to treat it...