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Autism spectrum disorders
Pervasive developmental disorders are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by impairments in communication, reciprocal social interaction and restricted repetitive behaviors orExpand
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Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • L. Tidmarsh, F. Volkmar
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
  • 1 September 2003
In this paper, we give an overview of the diagnostic categories of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) and discuss the changes in the DSM classification system over the past 20Expand
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Nurses' and physicians' assessment of mother-infant mental health at the first postnatal visits.
OBJECTIVE To examine the degree to which physicians and nurses use their first postnatal contact with mothers and babies to learn about their psychosocial strengths and problems. METHOD Forty-twoExpand
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Adenotonsillectomy improves sleep, breathing, and quality of life but not behavior.
OBJECTIVE To obtain parental perspectives on changes in sleep, breathing, quality of life (QOL), and neurobehavioral measures after adenotonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN This retrospective cohort studyExpand
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Une expérience de consultation liaison auprès de médecins pratiquant en bureau privé
L'auteure rapporte son experience de consultation liaison aupres d'un groupe de medecins pediatres, de medecins de famille et de professionnels de la sante mentale qui pratiquent en bureau prive.Expand
There is little evidence that combined vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella is associated with autism
  • L. Tidmarsh
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based mental health
  • 1 May 2003
This is the most direct evaluation of whether MMR causes autism published to date. Though all epidemiological studies conducted in recent years have found no association between the MMR vaccine andExpand
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