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ADHD, Attention, and DSM Diagnosis: History and Context

  • Leonard F. KoziolEmail author
  • Deborah Ely Budding
  • Dana Chidekel
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Neuroscience book series (BRIEFSNEUROSCI)

Abstract

The diagnostic and statistical manual of psychiatric disorders (DSM) represents a categorical approach to behavioral diagnosis in which a person is considered to have or not have a disorder based on whether he or she meets certain behavioral criteria.

Keywords

Categorical Approach Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Continuous Performance Task Behavioral Criterion Developmental Coordination Disorder 
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© The Author(s) 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard F. Koziol
    • 1
    Email author
  • Deborah Ely Budding
    • 2
    • 4
  • Dana Chidekel
    • 3
  1. 1.Neuropsychological ConsultantArlington HeightsUSA
  2. 2.Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA
  3. 3.Private PracticeTarzanaUSA
  4. 4.Private PracticeManhattan BeachUSA

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