Pervasive developmental disorder

What is Pervasive developmental disorder?

Any of a group of mental disorders of infancy, childhood, or adolescence characterized by distortions in the acquisition of the multiple basic psychological funtions necessary for the elaboration of social skills, language skills, and imagination; also characterized by restricted or stereotypical activities and interests.

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hi, im stuck....to the extreme. in 2012 i was made aware of codependency, the cycle of abuse, low self esteem/worth, depression, bdd, ptsd,...

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My son is10, higly gifted , having G6PD and at risk of Asperger. I suspect him are having bipolar ! Can he take lithium carbonate treatment or take...

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Lithium should be avoided until diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

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My daughter is now 47 years old. She had some problems as a young girl, as to decide what profession to choose, but after a while, she went much...

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The symptoms could be due to moderate to severe depression

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