Diagnostic Criteria Essay Examples

Refusal to maintain body weight at or above a minimally normal weight for age and height (e.g., weight loss leading to maintenance of body weight less than 85% of that expected; or failure to make expected weight gain during period of growth, leading to body weight less than 85% of that expected). Intense fear of … Read more

Diagnostic Summary Paper

AUTISM Autism is a disorder that impairs the development of a person’s capacity to interact with, communicate with, and also maintain regular “normal” bonds with the outside world.  This disorder was described in 1943 by Leo Kanner, an American psychologist.  Autism is considered one of the more common developmental disabilities, and appears before the age … Read more