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What's the difference between broad autism phenotype, pdd-nos?
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: Degree of Autism
Terminology in the diagnostic & statistical manual changes with new editions.
Pervasive developmental disorders was a category title replaced by autistic spectrum disorders. Pdd-not otherwise specified is " some, but not all criteria of autism." bap is not listed. There will be one name soon: autistic disorder. Labels are for services & funding, & pdd-nos doesn't get much of either.

In brief: Degree of Autism
Terminology in the diagnostic & statistical manual changes with new editions.
Pervasive developmental disorders was a category title replaced by autistic spectrum disorders. Pdd-not otherwise specified is " some, but not all criteria of autism." bap is not listed. There will be one name soon: autistic disorder. Labels are for services & funding, & pdd-nos doesn't get much of either.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Asperger
Asperger is one of disorde known collectively as autism spectrum disorders, or pervasive developmental disorders.

In brief: Asperger
Asperger is one of disorde known collectively as autism spectrum disorders, or pervasive developmental disorders.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Specificity
The autism spectrum is an umbrella term that encompasses several disorders.
Autism and Asperger's have relatively well defined pattern of emergence & features while the PDD-NOS group is the leftovers with many overlapping problems.

In brief: Specificity
The autism spectrum is an umbrella term that encompasses several disorders.
Autism and Asperger's have relatively well defined pattern of emergence & features while the PDD-NOS group is the leftovers with many overlapping problems.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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