DIAGNOSTIC AND MANAGEMENT OF AUTISM

  • Made Ovy Riandewi Griadhi
  • Nyoman Ratep
  • Wayan Westa

Abstract

Autism is a coalition condition of development disorders which the clinical symptoms are social interaction difficulty, verbal and nonverbal communication problem, repetition of behavior and actions, and shallow and obsessive of interest. Autism is caused by some kind of factors. Genetic and environment factors are thought have a significant role. For diagnosing autism need a kind of criterions from DSM IV, or screening by CARS rating system (Childhood Autism Rating Scale), Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT), and Autism Screening Questionnaire. Management of autism must be holistic consist of medication and non medication. The aim of therapy for autism is reducing behavior problems and increasing studying ability especially in language mastery. The autism that screened earlier then got a directly treatment can live independently but still depend on the type of autistic disorders and the age at that time.


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Author Biographies

Made Ovy Riandewi Griadhi

Bagian/SMF Ilmu Kesehatan Jiwa Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar

Nyoman Ratep
Bagian/SMF Ilmu Kesehatan Jiwa Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
Wayan Westa
Bagian/SMF Ilmu Kesehatan Jiwa Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
How to Cite
RIANDEWI GRIADHI, Made Ovy; RATEP, Nyoman; WESTA, Wayan. DIAGNOSTIC AND MANAGEMENT OF AUTISM. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 1829-1843, nov. 2013. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/7026>. Date accessed: 17 oct. 2021.

Keywords

autism, interaction problems, communication problems, repetition of behavior, obsessive interest

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