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Mental Health Treatment of Children and Adolescents – Video Presentations from Penn State

Presentations from Penn State psychiatry faculty – most about 30 minutes Autism Spectrum Disorders – Raman Baweja, MD Anxiety Disorders in Youth: Medication Issues – Christopher Petersen, M.D. Disruptive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents –...

Autism and Genetics

Exploring Autism: the Search for a Genetic Etiology Katharine E. Yoder Penn State College of Medicine 2004   Introduction  Autistic Disorder is described in the DSM IV as having the characteristics of: Qualitative impairment in social interaction, Qualitative...

Autism and Neurology

A Review of Current Thoughts on Localized Structural Lesions in Autistic Disorder Philip Omotosho Penn State College of Medicine 2002   Definition and Epidemiology The DSM-IV diagnosis of autistic disorder requires qualitative impairments in social interaction and in...

Asperger’s Disorder Review

This disorder did fall under the category of Pervasive Developmental Disorders in which Autistic Disorder, Rett’s Disorder, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder and PDD NOS also fell under. The classification is now revised.

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