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Autistic spectrum disorder the same as replace pervasive developmental disorder?

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In brief: PDD

Pervasive developmental disorder is a label/diagnosis given to those with some but not all of the criteria for autistic spectrum disorder. It reflects a less severe disorder. It is used for significant impairment in development of reciprocal social interaction or communication skills or when stereotyped behaviors, interests & activities are present.

In brief: PDD

Pervasive developmental disorder is a label/diagnosis given to those with some but not all of the criteria for autistic spectrum disorder. It reflects a less severe disorder. It is used for significant impairment in development of reciprocal social interaction or communication skills or when stereotyped behaviors, interests & activities are present.
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