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Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

  • By: Brandi L. Chew & Lee A. Rosen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), the formal diagnostic category for autism and Asperger's syndrome is pervasive developmental disorder, or PDD. Pervasive developmental ...

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