Monthly Archives: April 2009

Pervasive developmental disorders of children – Overview of autism

Autism comes under the group of pervasive developmental disorders of children. These disorders are characterized by qualitative abnormalities in reciprocal social interactions and in patterns of communication along with restricted, stereotyped, repetitive activities. Childhood autism was first described by Leo … Continue reading

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Adolescence our concern

Adolescence is the most fascinating and crucial stage in the life of an individual. Adolescence covers 10 to 19 years of life. It is the period of rapid physical changes and deep emotional changes. Adolescents form significant proportion of the … Continue reading

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