Childhood psychosis. The problem of differential diagnosis.

  • A. Davids
  • Published 1975 in Journal of autism and childhood schizophrenia


In a study of 66 former child psychiatric patients, Form E-1 of Rimland's Diagnostic Check List (DCL) was found to be an effective instrument for differentiating autistic, other psychotic, and nonpsychotic disturbed children. Follow-up study revealed more favorable outcomes in nonpsychotic cases, with significant association between DCL scores and… (More)


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