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Exploring the Diagnositic History of Autism - featured May 30, 2011

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By: Lisa Jo Rudy:

If you've never actually looked into the diagnostic history of autism, it's worth your time to compare and contrast today's "autism spectrum disorder" with earlier diagnostic labels and symptoms. I just came across a nicely-packaged collection of prior descriptions of "autism" as presented in earlier versions of the Diagnostic Manual versions I, II, III and III-R, available at Roy Grinker's "Unstrange Minds" blog. It makes intriguing reading!

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