The fastest growing diagnosis within the disability of Pervasive Developmental Disorders is Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder are from all socioeconomic groups, as well as cultural, racial, and ethnic populations. More students with Autism Spectrum Disorder will be found in every community and neighborhood due to the increased identification of the disorder. Estimated annual cost of educating and caring for individuals with Autism S...
Personality traits are enduring, usually rigid patterns of behavior, thinking (cognition), and emoting expressed in a variety of circumstances and situations and throughout one's life (typically from early adolescence onward).
Recent headline: “Road Rage may be due to medical condition called Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)”
WHAT IS THE SCIENCE BEHIND THIS?
The study, reported in the June (2006) issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry was based on a national face-to-face survey of 9,282 U.S. adults who answered diagnostic questionnaires in 2001-03. It was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Results? About 5 percent to 7 percent of the nationally representative sample...
Clinical Features of the Narcissistic Personality Disorder
In the DSM, there are 10 distinct personality disorders.