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The interdisciplinary council on developmental and learning disorders diagnostic manual for infants and young children - an overview.
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PMID:  18516310     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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OBJECTIVE: To describe the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders Diagnostic Manual for Infants and Young Children (ICDL-DMIC) created by representatives of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders.
METHOD: A description of the rationale of the different sections of the ICDL-DMIC dealing with infants and young children, focusing on a classification system which integrates all components of development and functioning which have been traditionally addressed by different disciplines.
RESULTS: A description of an in-depth approach to mental health diagnosis for infants and young children that goes beyond simply a description of symptoms and captures the qualities of the individual.
CONCLUSION: The ICDL-DMIC presents an innovative approach to the assessment and diagnosis of infants and young children and their families, featuring a multi-dimensional classification system which uniquely considers the emerging functional emotional developmental capacities of the infant and young child and the developmental pathway to symptom patterns.
Authors:
Stanley I Greenspan; Serena Wieder
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry = Journal de l'Académie canadienne de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1719-8429     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-02     Completed Date:  2010-06-29     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101280868     Medline TA:  J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  76-89     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
George Washington University Medical School, Washington, DC, USA. stanleygreenspan@gmail.com
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