Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
New Autism Definition May Mean Fewer Diagnoses
January 23, 2014

 “The hope behind the new criteria is that it better reflects what autism is than what DSM-4 did. It’s not that DSM-4 isn’t good, it’s that what we had before was a grab bag, where you could have a little bit of this and a little bit of that,” says Catherine Lord, the director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain... 


Read more: New Autism Definition May Mean Fewer Diagnoses | TIME.com http://healthland.time.com/2014/01/22/autism-cases-may-drop-under-new-diagnostic-criteria/#ixzz2rEjXRFGU

 

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