Impact of DSM - 5 Criteria for ASD - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 05-17-2013, 06:47 AM - Thread Starter
 
Mirzam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Outside the hive mind
Posts: 7,500
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 82 Post(s)

http://www.safeminds.org/impact-of-the-dsm-5-criteria-for-asd-community-update-may-2013-2/

 

 

 

 

Quote:
This month, the American Psychiatric Association will publish the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – the DSM-5.  The manual contains significant changes to the diagnostic criteria for individuals with autism.

 

 

Rainbow.giftstillheart.gifsmile.gif

 

"If you find from your own experience that something is a fact and it contradicts what some authority has written down, then you must abandon the authority and base your reasoning on your own findings"~ Leonardo da Vinci

Mirzam is online now  
#2 of 5 Old 05-22-2013, 03:12 PM
 
tracyamber's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 3,618
Mentioned: 141 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 52 Post(s)

That's good. I will check it out now. Thanks for always posting things I am interested in ..LOL and I am sure most mamas are too.

tracyamber is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 05-23-2013, 01:35 PM
 
kathymuggle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,123
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 177 Post(s)

Mirzam….what do you think of it?


There is a battle of two wolves inside us.  One is good and the other is evil.  The wolf that wins is the one you feed.

 

Book and herb loving mama to 1 preteen and 2 teens (when did that happen?).  We travel, go to school, homeschool, live rurally, eat our veggies, spend too much time...

kathymuggle is online now  
#4 of 5 Old 05-24-2013, 07:03 AM - Thread Starter
 
Mirzam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Outside the hive mind
Posts: 7,500
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 82 Post(s)

Kathy, I view autism as a medical issue not a mental health problem.


Rainbow.giftstillheart.gifsmile.gif

 

"If you find from your own experience that something is a fact and it contradicts what some authority has written down, then you must abandon the authority and base your reasoning on your own findings"~ Leonardo da Vinci

Mirzam is online now  
#5 of 5 Old 05-24-2013, 07:54 AM
 
kathymuggle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,123
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 177 Post(s)

I do not view it as a mental health issue, either. A case could be made that autism should not be part of the DSM as it is not a mental health issue.

 

Removing it from the DSM is not on the table, though, and reclassification is.  I was specifically asking about the reclassification - and what you think the ramifications of it will be.


There is a battle of two wolves inside us.  One is good and the other is evil.  The wolf that wins is the one you feed.

 

Book and herb loving mama to 1 preteen and 2 teens (when did that happen?).  We travel, go to school, homeschool, live rurally, eat our veggies, spend too much time...

kathymuggle is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off