ERIC Number: EJ643151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Diagnostic Conceptualization of Autism among Indian Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Pediatricians.
Daley, Tamara C.; Sigman, Marian D.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v32 n1 p13-23 Feb 2002
Diagnostic criteria for autism and background characteristics used by 937 Indian psychiatrists, psychologists, and pediatricians were examined. Generally, the three professions agreed about the characteristics most necessary for a diagnosis and these characteristics were in line with standards of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (III and IV). Discussion addresses aspects of diagnosis in a cultural context. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: India