Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

@article{Mittal2011DiagnosticAS,
  title={Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders},
  author={Vijay A. Mittal and Elaine F. Walker},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={189},
  pages={158-159}
}

Psychosis

Psychosis is a common and functionally disruptive symptom of many psychiatric, neurodevelopmental, neurologic, and medical conditions and an important target of evaluation and treatment in neurologic and psychiatric practice, and current evidence-based approaches to the evaluation and management of primary and secondary psychoses are summarized.

The Semiology of Tics, Tourette's, and Their Associations

A comprehensive update on the multifarious aspects of the movement disorder and neuropsychiatry of GTS is provided and available treatment options are commented on.

Onset of psychiatric signs and impaired neurocognitive domains in inherited metabolic disorders: A case series

Clinicians should look for the co‐occurrence of age‐specific atypical signs, such as treatment resistance or worsening with psychotropic medication in the earliest stages and symptom fluctuation, confusion, catatonia, or isolated visual hallucinations.

Clinical Features of Tourette Syndrome

The clinical features of Tourette syndrome are summarized, including major diagnostic criteria, unique features of tics, and key aspects that differentiate tics from common mimics and chameleons.

An Evolving Understanding of a Spectrum “Disorder”

The 2013 publication of the ​Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition ​(DSM-5) affected millions of people. Individuals who had previously received a diagnosis of

Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism and Spectrum Disorders in Children

The discussion on assessment, diagnosis, and prevalence of ASD core symptoms includes the papers by Saracino and Fombonne (Diagnostic and Assessment Issues in Autism Surveillance and Prevalence), Matson and Horowitz (Methods of Early Diagnosis and Tracking for Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified [PDDNOS]), and M Watson and Sipes (Stability of Autism Spectrum Disorders Symptoms over Time).

Fits, Tantrums, and Rages in TS and Related Disorders

This paper provides an update on aggressive symptoms in TS with focus on explosive outbursts or “rages” and self-injurious behaviors and the role of psychosocial influences.

Schizophrenia: Early Recognition and Prevention

Improvements in the identification of those truly at “high risk” for psychotic disorder have paved the way of early intervention strategies in this population and increased the possibility of minimizing distress and disability and delaying or even preventing the onset of an evident psychotic disorder.

Mood, motor, and speech abnormalities in schizophrenia, mania, and other psychotic disorders: a comparative analysis

The frequency with which some abnormalities were observed was significantly higher in some psychotic disorders than in others, while others such as neglect of common dangers and socially embarrassing behaviour did not differ significantly between the three groups.
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