Proposed changes in the definition of autism would sharply reduce the skyrocketing rate at which the disorder is diagnosed and might make it harder for many people who would no longer meet the criteria to get health, educational and social services, a new analysis suggests.
The definition is now being reassessed by an expert panel appointed by the American Psychiatric Association, which is completing work on the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...
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Someone doesn't like the trend of increasing autism and instead of looking at vaccines and the poisons they contain, they ask the psychs to re-define the illness. Seems like the easy way out, but I have a feeling it might backfire.