ATYPICAL PERVASIVE

in the DSM-lll, this represented a category of pervasive developmental disorders. In the DSM-IV-TR these are labeled pervasive development disorders not otherwise specified.

ATYPICAL PERVASIVE: "An atypical pervasive developmental disorder is one in which the symptoms present do not fit with the diagnostic guidelines, and must be given a not otherwise specified label."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ATYPICAL PERVASIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/atypical-pervasive/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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