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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National

Health, Science & Medicine

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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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On the spectrum

May 5th, 2013

Episode 14 of 143 episodes

Being diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome makes a big difference to some people’s lives—providing them with an identity and an explanation for their daily challenges. The latest version of the psychiatric Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (DSM V) which is due out this month does away with a separate category for Asperger's. In this program we get an insight into being on the autism spectrum and what impact the changes to the criteria may have.

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