Autism spectrum disorder (including Asperger syndrome)

What is Autism? Autism is now referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and encompasses previously defined separate yet similar disorders like Asperger syndrome. Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder involving deficits in language, communication, and social behaviors. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video explores the previous and updated diagnostic criteria according to the diagnostic and statistical manual for mental disorders.

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Resources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autism_spectrum
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-asd/index.shtml#part_145442
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/912781-treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3005305/
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/autism-spectrum-disorder-terminology-epidemiology-and-pathogenesis?source=search_result&search=autism+spectrum+disorder&selectedTitle=4~113#H12
http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/Autism%20Spectrum%20Disorder%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf
https://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/diagnosis/dsm-5-diagnostic-criteria

Credits:
Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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