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  Controversies in autism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the many physical conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders, diagnostic criteria is as of 2005 still limited to psychiatric evaluation methods.
A wide range of conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders strengthen the impression that what we call autism is a similarly-appearing set of symptoms for a wide range of underlying disorders.
This group of disorders is notable for its significant gender disparity, with the incidence of autism in males greatly exceeding the incidence in females.
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 Autism - Center for Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Autism-like syndrome and Autistic related Disorders ...
Autism is any of a spectrum of disorders, and lies somewhere under the umbrella of a greater encompassing spectrum, that of pervasive developmental disorders that involve the functioning of the brain.
Autism has evolved in the public understanding, but the popular identification of autism with relatively severe cases as accurately presented in Rain Man is an encouragement for relatives of family members diagnosed in the autistic spectrum to speak of their loved ones as having Asperger's syndrome rather than autism.
Autism as a spectrum disorder Another view of these disorders is that they are on a continuum known as autistic spectrum disorders.
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 Controversies in autism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Many autistic adults and neurotypical (non-autistic) allies in the autism rights movement do not consider autism to be a disorder at all but a unique way of being, and believe the difficulties associated with autism are the result of prejudice and lack of accommodation from society.
The DSM-IV criteria for the diagnosis of autism is the result of several drastic revisions, and the psychiatric community differs on whether the condition should be "clumped" along a spectrum or "split" into multiple distinct disorders that have similar symptoms.
A wide range of conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders strengthen the perspective that autism is a common set of symptoms for a wide range of underlying disorders.
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 Conditions comorbid to autism - AspiesForFreedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed and controversial mental disorders among children, and is increasingly recognized as afflicting adults as well.
It must be recognized that this is different from the obsessions that are a feature of autistic spectrum disorders in that the obsessions are not enjoyable or in any way beneficial, which can sometimes be the case with autism, for instance an obsession to study an interest.
Because sensory overload occurs from birth, the coping behaviour is notable as one of the earliest observable symptoms of autism.
www.aspiesforfreedom.org /wiki/index.php?title=Conditions_comorbid_to_autism_spectrum_disorders   (2047 words)

  
 Conditioning - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Conditioning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Conditioning is also an engineering term for putting something (for example, a communications link) into a particular condition.
It is also a math term; the conditioning of a matrix is expressed by its condition number.
Conditioning is a psychological term for what Ivan Pavlov described as the learning of "conditional" behavior.
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 Autism spectrum disorder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The incidents of Autism Spectrum Disorders have grown alarmingly in the 11-year-span...
Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Context of Speech-Language Pathologist Intervention.
Autism spectrum disorder is not as certain as implied: David Simpson BMJ 2003 326: 986.
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 Comorbidity - AspiesForFreedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In autism there are a number of common comorbid conditions.
On the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Axis I, depression is a very common comorbid disorder.
The Axis II personality disorders are often criticized because their comorbidity rates are excessively high, approaching 60% in some cases, indicating to critics the possibility that these categories of mental illness are too imprecisely distinguished to be usefully valid for diagnostic purposes and, thus, for deciding how treatment resources should be allocated.
aspiesforfreedom.com /wiki/index.php?title=Comorbidity   (220 words)

  
 Autism - Enpsychlopedia
Autism is classified as a neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests itself in markedly abnormal social interaction, communication ability, patterns of interests, and patterns of behavior.
Autism presents in a wide degree, from those who are nearly dysfunctional and apparently mentally handicapped to those whose symptoms are mild or remedied enough to appear unexceptional ("normal") to the general public.
Kennedy argues that autism was first observed in children who were born around the time of introduction of thimerosal into mass-produced vaccines, and that the incidence of autism in the United States is well correlated with the amounts of thimerosal children receive during their first two years of life.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Autism   (7724 words)

  
 CME Resource - Autism Spectrum Disorders - Course Text
Autism is usually present within the first year of life, but about one-third of the time it appears to have its onset within the second or third year.
Autism is characterized by difficulties in communication, social interaction and imaginative play, and the presence of restricted interests and activities prior to the age of three.
Autism is a condition that affects some children from either birth or infancy and leaves them unable to form normal social relationships or to develop normal communication.
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 Conditioner - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Conditioner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Conditioning agents are also called moisturizers in some cases and usually are composed of various oils and lubricants.
One method of their use is coating of the substrate to alter their feel and appearance.
An easy and inexpensive way to condition one's hair and improve the health of one's scalp is to mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice (but not both) with 8 oz.
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 CONTROVERSIES IN AUTISM STYLES, FASHION AND RESEARCH CENTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There is considerable disagreement over the exact nature of autism, a spectrum or cluster of conditions, of varying severity, which are not well understood.
Many autistic adults and neurotypical (non-autistic) allies in the autism_rights_movement, however, do not consider autism to be a disorder at all, but a unique way of being, and believe that at least some of the difficulties associated with autism may be the result of prejudice and lack of accommodation from society.
A wide range of conditions_comorbid_to_autism_spectrum_disorders strengthen the impression that what we call autism is a similarly-appearing set of symptoms for a wide range of underlying disorders.
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 NIH Guide: RESEARCH ON AUTISM AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This PA, Research on Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, is related to the priority area of mental health, maternal and fetal health, and chronic disabling conditions.
Autistic disorder, or "autism," is considered the most classic of the pervasive developmental disorders in that it was the first of these disorders to be recognized as a distinct disorder.
Communication Skills Autism and many of the autism spectrum disorders are characterized by significant impairment in both verbal and nonverbal communication, deficits in emotional understanding and expression, difficulties in initiating and maintaining verbal interaction, and a limited behavioral repertoire with restricted interests and activities.
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 Conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The major comorbid disorders associated with autism and Asperger's include posttraumatic stress disorder, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), seizures, Tourette's syndrome, and depression.
At the lower functionioning end of the spectrum, Mental retardation is commonly cited, often alongside Fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of mental retardation.
According to sources such as the CDC, the causes are currently unknown, and it is thought that the term covers a variety of related disorders.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Conditions-comorbid-to-autism-spectrum-disorders.htm   (1454 words)

  
 NIH Guide: RESEARCH ON AUTISM AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
Preparation for specifying this matrix involved a two-day meeting of an expert panel of scientists; public presentation and discussion of a draft matrix at the Autism Summit Conference in Washington DC on November 20, 2003; and adoption of the matrix by the Federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).
These complex disorders are usually of lifelong duration and affect multiple aspects of development, learning, and adaptation in the community, and thus represent a pressing public health need.
Also of interest are clinical epidemiologic studies of autism spectrum disorders in clinical settings, including studies of clinical decision- making in personal-encounter care for individuals and families.
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 Autism spectrum disorder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 Health - Mental Health - Disorders - Neurodevelopmental - Autism Spectrum - Co-morbid Conditions - BIG Web Directory
Living With Autism and Deafness - Parent's account of the educational problems their son encountered through his early years.
Savant Syndrome - Rare condition in which persons with various developmental disabilities have islands of ability that contrast to the over-all handicap.
Seizures-Autism - Seizure disorders and Landau-Kleffner syndrome in the autistic population.
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 Mental Health Internet Links for the General Public
Subtypes of ADHD and Comorbid Conditions in Adults.
The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a licensed physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling or behavior affecting children, adolescents and their families.
Special importance is given to disorders that appear in childhood, such as pervasive developmental disorder, learning disabilities, mental retardation, depression, drug dependency and delinquency.
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 Website Directory - Co-morbid Conditions
Rare condition in which persons with various developmental disabilities have islands of ability that contrast to the over-all handicap.
Seizure disorders and Landau-Kleffner syndrome in the autistic population.
Autism and Aspergers Listings Autism and Aspergers Resources Autism and Aspergers SiteMap
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It can be difficult for the elderly or handicapped to do some basic things in life that most people take for granted, such as take a shower.
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Attention Deficit Disorder and Medication: The Basics Common sense approach to dealing with Medication and ADHD.
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 Co-morbid Conditions - Autism Spectrum - Neurodevelopmental - Disorders - Mental Health - Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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Down Syndrome and Autism Listserv - This forum invites families, parents and professionals to contribute.
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 Mental Health, Disorders, Neurodevelopmental, Autism Spectrum: Co-morbid Conditions
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This forum invites families, parents and professionals to contribute.
Contains resources for parents and carers of children with this diagnosis, often referred to as DS-ASD.
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