Information updated May 17, 2013, fromhttp://www.psych.org/practice/dsm/dsm5 DSM-IV classified disorders commonlydiagnosed in childhood together◦ Mental Retardation◦ Learning Disorders◦ Autism and related disorders◦ ADHD◦ Conduct Disorder◦ Oppositional Defiant Disorder DSM-5 eliminates this approach to grouping!
Intellectual Disability/IntellectualDevelopmental Disorder◦ Formerly Mental Retardation Communication Disorders◦ New: social communication disorder (like autism,without the repetitive/restricted behaviors)
Autism Spectrum Disorder◦ Places four formerly separate diagnoses on a singlecontinuum◦ No more: Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s, ChildhoodDisintegrative Disorder, Pervasive DevelopmentalDisorder Not Otherwise Specified◦ Two major criteria for diagnosis: Deficits in social communication and social interaction Restricted repetitive behaviors, interests, and activities
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder◦ Same symptom criteria◦ Subtypes eliminated Instead, list “presentation specifiers”, pretty much thesame as old subtypes◦ Lower cutoff of symptoms for adults (5 instead of 6)◦ Some evidence of symptoms before age 12
Conduct Disorder◦ Specifier for “limited prosocial emotions” Oppositional Defiant Disorder◦ Grouped symptoms into angry/irritablemood, argumentative/defiantbehavior, vindictiveness◦ Severity rating, across settings Intermittent Explosive Disorder◦ Minimum age 6 Pyromania, Kleptomania Antisocial Personality Disorder (dual listing)