regulatory disorder

reg·u·la·to·ry dis·or·der

(reg'yū-lă-tōr-ē dis-ōr'dĕr)
A condition, first evident in infancy and early childhood, characterized by a distinct behavioral pattern that presents with a sensory, sensorimotor, or organizational processing difficulty that interferes with a child's ability to maintain positive interactions and relationships and to make daily adaptations.
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The current regulatory disorder as well as the resulting damage to consumers emanating from some lenders will evaporate if Congress acts to pass The Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act.
Taubes' alternative hypothesis, founded on his research, was that obesity was a hormonal regulatory disorder.
The alternative hypothesis - that obesity is a hormonal or regulatory disorder - was dismissed after the second world war as being unworthy of serious attention.
They found that the more types of regulatory disorder suffered by a child, the higher their risk of later having behavioural problems.
Whereas obesity was formerly viewed largely as the consequence of consistently poor lifestyle choices, sufficient evidence has accumulated to implicate a number of heterogeneous hormonal and regulatory disorders in the pathogenesis and progression of the obese state," said Dr.
Brout works as a child advocate, spearheading evidenced-based research projects in order to address various aspects of sensory processing/ regulatory disorders.
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