Mental Health in the U. S.

Mental Health in the U. S.

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Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early onset of impairments in social interaction a commun. a unusual, stereotyped behaviors. Autism often is classified with two related, although less severe, developmental disorders: Asperger disorder a pervasive developmental disorder. These three constitute the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Diagnosis of ASDs is based exclusively on developmental pattern a behavioral observation. This report analyzes data that: (1) estimates the population-based prevalence of parental report of diagnosed autism in the U.S.; a (2) assesses parental reporting of child social, emotional, a behavioral strengths a difficulties a special-health care needs among children with a without reported autism.The instruction guide defines a public school as aquot;any school or college controlled and supported by a local, county, State, ... kindergarten, and schooling which leads to an elementary school certificate, high school diploma, or college degree.

Title:Mental Health in the U. S.
Author:L. A. Schieve
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2008-04


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