Comorbidity and diagnosis of developmental disorders

Williams, David M. and Lind, Sophie E. (2013) Comorbidity and diagnosis of developmental disorders. In: Marshall, Chloe, ed. Current issues in developmental psychology. Psychology Press (Routledge), pp. 19-45. ISBN 978-1-84872-084-8. (Full text available)

Abstract

This chapter explores two main themes in two separate sections. The first section explores some of the challenges involved in the diagnosis of complex developmental disorders such as specific language impairment (SLI), developmental dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The second section of the chapter will consider the issue of co-morbidity between developmental disorders, and discuss the various models that have been proposed to explain potential overlap.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Depositing User: David Williams
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2016 10:12 UTC
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2016 08:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/56936 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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