childhood disintegrative disorder


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Related to childhood disintegrative disorder: pervasive developmental disorder, Rett's Disorder

childhood disintegrative disorder

severe regression including loss of bowel and bladder control in a previously normal child aged 2-10 years old.

childhood disintegrative disorder

pervasive developmental disorder characterized by marked regression in a variety of skills, including language, social skills or adaptive behavior, play, bowel or bladder control, and motor skills, after at least 2, but less than 10, years of apparently normal development.
An idiopathic condition of toddlers which is characterised by rapid deterioration of mental and social functions and motor control
Aetiology Unknown
Management As for autism

Patient discussion about childhood disintegrative disorder

Q. Whether it`s possible for Bipolar disorder in children?

A. It is possible for children to suffer with bipolar disorder. It is a tricky diagnosis in children I would strongly suggest professional help when dealing with children with bipolar disorder.
I wouldnt trust the diagnosis of a GP, I would suggest getting a referal to a pediatric psychiatrist for a through evaluation and proper treatment

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Autistic disorder, sometimes called autism or classical ASD, is the most severe form of ASD, while other conditions along the spectrum include a milder form known as Asperger syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (usually referred to as PDD-NOS).
As currently proposed, the DSM-5 would create a new name for the category - autism spectrum disorder - that would include autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
Recent prevalence studies suggest that more than 1 million Americans are living with an autism spectrum disorder, such as Asperger Syndrome, Autistic Disorder, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD), Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) or Rett Syndrome.

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