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Grounded in evidence-based methods and supported by the expert-consensus model, this manual offers a broad examination of intellectual disability (ID), including a description of each disorder, a summary of the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, a review of the literature and research in the field and an evaluation of the evidence supporting its conclusions, a discussion of the etiology and pathogenesis of the disorders, and adaptations of the diagnostic criteria for the ID population. Chapters in the DM-ID cover both special issues, such as assessment and diagnostic procedures and presentations of behavioral phenotypes of genetic disorders, and the individual DSM-IV categories. For each disorder, descriptive text details how to apply diagnostic criteria while tables further illustrate various factors.The presence of ID plus epilepsy, cerebral palsy, or neuronal migration abnormalities can contribute to nonverbal disabilities. ... 1995 [Strength of evidence: V]; Rourke aamp; Conway, 1997 [Strength of evidence: W]; Tupper, 1987 [ Strength of evidence: V]). a€“ DSM-IV-IRCriteria Adapted Criteria for Severe to Profound ID A. Mathematical ability, as measured by individually ... Coding note: If a general medical (e.g. 0n Axis || Disorder of Written Expression Review of Diagnostic Criterid Writtenanbsp;...

Author: Robert Jonathan Fletcher, Earl Loschen, Chrissoula Stavrakaki
Publisher:National Assn for the Dually Diagnosed - 2007

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