body rocking

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Monotonous rhythmic movements, which occur in various conditions—e.g., autism, mental retardation, psychiatric disorders—and in prolonged institutionalisation

body rocking

Neurology Monotonous rhythmic movements, which can be seen in various conditions–eg, autism, mental retardation, psychiatric disorders, and in prolonged institutionalization.

body rocking

Rhythmic movements seen esp. in the bored, lonely, cognitively impaired, visually impaired, or disturbed.
See also: rocking

Patient discussion about body rocking

Q. To be alone is a terrible feeling. you can be in a rock-concert and you feel still alone. what can we do? You can stay at home with your family, but you feel yourself alone. You cannot talk about the things you have in mind, because they don't understand you nor do they want to make any effort to do so. I had to leave the house of my parents, because I could not talk with them about the things I wished to know, because they are still now disputing day by day and they find this "normal". Then when you have no money anymore you must go back home again to finish your studyings and if you have the choice between your parents home or an asylum you prefer the asylum like I did. To be out is not fun or to feel this way and it leads for sure to depression. Then your boy-friend left you, or you lost your job and one then the burden will be too heavy to manage it. What can you do, if you know such abandoned persons?

A. All of us we have our talents, our hobbies, the things we love to do. It doesn't matter if you prefer to play bridge, golf, or that you love to have sex with your partner, singing in a church in choir. As long you don't stop to do something it keeps you alerte, awake, alaugh and active. So ask the person about their hobbies, what she loves to do. Perhaps you have a yacht and you invite him/her on a weekidge on a lake or to the sea for a nice afternoon. Or you go together biking, jogging or SWIMMING which is for sure the best, because your body can relax most and remain in movement too. If this depressive lady or gentleman can't laugh anymore, go and watch a funny movie. That there is at least a smile on her/his face. Watch "Patch Adams" which is based on a true story. Also "What about Bob?" with Bill Murray is a true story. Perhaps you remember the beginning of the film, when he repeats saying: "I feel good, I feel great, I feel wonderful...". Please share

Q. My son displays behavior such as hooting, screeching, flapping arms, "chicken" dancing, rocking... Hi members, please help me to choose the right way. My son displays behavior such as hooting, screeching, flapping arms, "chicken" dancing, rocking, bouncing, jumping, limited repetitive play skills, low self esteem, difficulty commencing and occasionally sustaining adult directed tasks, difficulty maintaining relationships with adults and peers, he becomes easily frustrated and will become physically and verbally aggressive, can overreact to being touched, easily distracted by noise, short attention span, likes routine and finds it difficult to change task, difficulty listening, and difficulty following verbal instructions. He is like this at home and school. I have been told by the local NHS group that he is not autistic because of his parent’s separation and divorce in his early life and he does not present these behaviors as a "pervasive feature". Instead they suggest he needs a hearing check and he has "neuro developmental immaturities". What is your opinion? Should I get a second opinion?

A. if you ask me - they could be right. anyway i would be careful from over-the-net-diagnosis. their specialist saw the child and examined his behavior, he probably know what he is doing. and even if you are not sure- get a second opinion. can't hurt can it?

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Table 2 Engagement in motor stereotypy across no-interaction and conditioned establishing operation test sequences Means Participant 1st component 2nd component 3rd component NI/CEO-T NI/CEO-T NT/CEO-T Mason Hand flapping 14%/12% 13%/22% 12%/1O% Jumping 19%/15% 9%/10% 5%/10% Jared Body rocking 10%/19% 4%/15% 3%/10% Oliver Hand flapping 17%/13% 10%/37% 8%/15% Finger moving 10%/3% 5%/8% 10%/14% Fred Hand tapping 14%/9% 15%/10% 16%/8% Peter Finger moving 2%/2% 11%/8% 8%/4% Ear covering 16%/29% 8%/17% 15%/16% Immediate Subsequent Increase?
1 show the percentage of time Jared engaged in body rocking across the Pre-CEO probe, NI, and CEO-Test sequences.
Specifically, we hypothesize that presentation of the poster boards during the second components of the CEO-Test sequence increased the value of and evoked engagement in hand flapping for Mason and body rocking for Jared.
auditory and visual stimulation) increased a participant's body rocking relative to a baseline condition.
In addition, poorly regulated sensory systems can include self-stimulatory behaviors such as body rocking or covering the ears, impeding attention and participation in the classroom.
Her body rocking was so severe at times that she would bump her head or face against a surface.
A decreased in body rocking was reported, with rocking only noted in the head area versus her whole body.
I can still see Doc--face red, body rocking in uncontrolled laughter, silly string hanging from his dress mess--as the mess president had us sing yet another chorus of the Chemical Corps song.
It's flying into the wind, plumage flustering, tail fanned, wing tips flickering, its breast striated, its body rocking on the air.
The celebrations start tonight, so get ready to dance the night away, especially as the mighty Paul Oakenfold will be in the house with the best in foot stomping, body rocking house music.