Experts updating diagnostic manual consider eliminating Asperger's

Experts revising psychiatry's diagnostic manual have proposed eliminating Asperger's syndrome and another form of autism -- pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified -- and folding them into a single general diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. The New York Times reports that the change -- bound to be controversial -- is part of an effort to modernize the mental-illness model as a continuum, with degrees of severity.

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