autism last week

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Date: 05/4/2011 Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic ©Copyright Noti ce. For individual use only. The slides may not be copied, distributed or disseminated in any form without written permission. Student Chosen Topic: Autism 1
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Overview Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 2 Autism diagnostic criteria and history of the disease Prevalence DSM-V take on autism Studying the social-cognitive deficit in autism Delays in gaze following and social orienting?
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Diagnostic criteria and history Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 3 Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) Different from specific developmental disorders like learning or reading disorders Group of 5 disorders characterized by delays in multiple basic functions (socialization, communication etc) Pervasive disorders: Autistic disorder Asperger’s syndrome Rett’s syndrome: neurodevelopmental, rare, chromosal Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD); child will develop, and than it will detriarate Pervasive developmental disorder -not otherwise
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Diagnostic criteria and history Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 4 Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) Different from specific developmental disorders like learning or reading disorders Group of 5 disorders characterized by delays in multiple basic functions (socialization, communication etc) Pervasive disorders: Autistic disorder Asperger’s syndrome Rett’s syndrome (neurodevelopmental) Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD-late onset, deterioration in language, social function, motor) Pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise ASD=Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Diagnostic criteria and history Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 5 1940s Leo Kanner Group of children with lack of social responsiveness and significantly limited and/or unusual communication patterns 1940s Hans Asperger Group of children with similar characteristics but less severe symptoms.
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Diagnostic criteria and history Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 6 DSM-IV: Autism vs Apserger Autism= higher count of symptoms associated with decrease in IQ and low functioning autism; more of these symptoms, more u have low iq and lower functioning Individuals with typical and high IQs are diagnosed with Asperger Asperfer and autism difference: langugage Autism: low on iq Asperger: normal iq, socially awkward, lonely,
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Diagnostic criteria and history Psych213 Winter 2011, Prof Ristic Slide Number 7 DSM-IV Diagnostic Criteria for Autistic Disorder A.A total of six (or more) items from (1), (2), and (3), with at least two from (1) and one each from (2) and (3).
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2011 for the course PSYCH 213 taught by Professor Jelenaristic during the Winter '11 term at McGill.

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