Autistic disorder refers to a severe childhood disorder characterized by qualitative impairment in social interaction and/or communication; restricted, stereotyped interest and activities; and delays or abnormal functioning in a major area before the age of three.


Other definition:
Autistic Disorder refers to a Pervasive developmental disorder characterized by significant impairment in social interactions and Communication and restricted patterns of behavior, interest, and activity.

 

 

It involves a massive impairment in an individual's ability to communicate and relate emotionally to others.

Autistic Disorder is also known as Autism.


Other definition:
Autistic disorder refers to a severe form of pervasive developmental disorder characterized by oddities in social interaction (autistic aloneness), communication impairments, and stereotyped behaviour, interests, and activities.

 


Other /More definition:

Autistic Disorder refers to a pervasive developmental disorder involving massive impairment in an individual's ability to communicate and relate emotionally to others.


Other /More definition:
Autistic Disorder is the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic category used to describe children with autism.


List of books: Autistic,disorder

Related Articles

PDDs at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
PDDs: PDDs is the acronym of Pervasive Developmental Disorders which is a category of Disorders characterized . . . Read More
Asperger's disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
Asperger's disorder refers to a Subtype of pervasive developmental disorder that is identical to autism . . . Read More
Autistic Disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
Autistic Disorder: Autistic Disorder refers to a pervasive developmental disorder involving massive impairment . . . Read More
Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD): childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD) refers to a pervasive . . . Read More
Asperger’s Disorder (AD) at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
Asperger’s Disorder (AD): Asperger’s Disorder or AD refers to a pervasive developmental disorder . . . Read More
Pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs): pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) is a category of . . . Read More
Autistic Spectrum Disorders at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Autistic Spectrum Disorders include several pervasive Developmental disorders . . . Read More
ASDs at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■■■
ASDs: ASDs is the abbreviations of Autism spectrum disorders which refers to developmental disorders . . . Read More
Developmental disorders at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■
Developmental disorders: Developmental disorders which is also known as Autism spectrum disorders or . . . Read More
Asperger's syndrome at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■
Asperger's syndrome: Asperger's syndrome refers to a Pervasive developmental disorder characterized . . . Read More