Pervasive developmental disorders among children and adolescents attending psychiatric day treatment.

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OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine the prevalence of pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) among children admitted to a state hospital day treatment service and to characterize the psychiatric disturbance of patients with PDD. METHODS A total of 146 consecutively admitted patients were evaluated for PDD. Patients who had PDD were compared with a… (More)

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@article{Sverd2003PervasiveDD, title={Pervasive developmental disorders among children and adolescents attending psychiatric day treatment.}, author={Jeffrey Sverd and Dennis R Dubey and Robert Schweitzer and Remani Ninan}, journal={Psychiatric services}, year={2003}, volume={54 11}, pages={1519-25} }