Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence

Sections: Introduction, Mental Retardation, Learning Disorders (formerly Academic Skills Disorders)

  • 315.00 Reading Disorder
  • 315.1 Mathematics Disorder
  • 315.2 Disorder of Written Expression
  • 315.9 Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Motor Skills Disorder
  • 315.4 Developmental Coordination Disorder, Communication Disorders
  • 315.31 Expressive Language Disorder
  • 315.32 Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder
  • 315.39 Phonological Disorder (formerly Developmental Articulation Disorder)
  • 307.0 Stuttering
  • 307.9 Communication Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • 299.00 Autistic Disorder
  • 299.80 Rett's Disorder
  • 299.10 Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
  • 299.80 Asperger's Disorder
  • 299.80 Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (Including Atypical Autism), Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • 314.9 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Conduct Disorder
  • 313.81 Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • 312.9 Disruptive Behavior Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood
  • 307.52 Pica
  • 307.53 Rumination Disorder
  • 307.59 Feeding Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood, Tic Disorders
  • 307.23 Tourette's Disorder
  • 307.22 Chronic Motor or Vocal Tic Disorder
  • 307.21 Transient Tic Disorder
  • 307.20 Tic Disorder Not Otherwise Specified, Elimination Disorders, Encopresis
  • 307.6 Enuresis (Not Due to a General Medical Condition), Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
  • 309.21 Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • 313.23 Selective Mutism (formerly Elective Mutism)
  • 313.89 Reactive Attachment Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood
  • 307.3 Stereotypic Movement Disorder (formerly Stereotypy/Habit Disorder)
  • 313.9 Disorder of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence Not Otherwise Specified

Excerpt: "The provision of a separate section for disorders that are usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence is for convenience only and is not meant to suggest that there is any clear distinction between "childhood" and "adult" disorders. Although most individuals with these disorders present for clinical attention during childhood or adolescence, the disorders sometimes are not diagnosed until adulthood. Moreover, many disorders included in other sections of the manual often have an onset during childhood or adolescence. In evaluating an infant, child, or adolescent, the clinician should consider the diagnoses included in this section but also should refer to the disorders described elsewhere in this manual. Adults may also be diagnosed with disorders included in this section for Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence if their clinical presentation meets relevant diagnostic criteria (e.g., Stuttering, Pica). Moreover, if an adult had symptoms as a child that met full criteria for a disorder, but now presents with an attenuated or residual form, the..."

Source: American Psychiatric Publishing