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Pervasive developmental disorder: Quiz


Question 1: However, some parents view the PDD label as no more than a euphemism for ________ disorders, problematic because this label makes it more difficult to receive aid for Early Childhood Intervention.
Asperger syndromeAutism spectrumAutistic enterocolitisAutism therapies

Question 2: Other types of PDD include ________, childhood disintegrative disorder, Rett syndrome, and PDD not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
AutismTourette syndromeAsperger syndromePervasive developmental disorder

Question 3: ________, a developmental brain disorder characterized by impaired social interaction and communication skills, and limited range of activities and interests, is the most characteristic and best studied PDD.
Asperger syndromePervasive developmental disorderAutismRett syndrome

Question 4: PDD itself does not affect ________.
LongevityLife extensionMaximum life spanLife expectancy

Question 5: The first three of these disorders are commonly called the ________; the last two disorders are much rarer, and are sometimes placed in the autism spectrum and sometimes not.
Autism therapiesAutistic enterocolitisAsperger syndromeAutism spectrum

Question 6: The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), as opposed to specific developmental disorders (SDD), refers to a group of five disorders characterized by delays in the development of multiple basic functions including socialization and ________.
MicrobiologyScientific methodSocial sciencesCommunication


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