Developmental damage

Developmental damage

A term that some therapists prefer to personality disorder, on the grounds that it is more respectful of the patient's capacity for growth and change.
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The researchers were able to examine 185 samples total to come to the conclusion that ibuprofen could cause developmental damage.
"However we have to remember that the exposure of the developing foetus to alcohol may cause irreversible developmental damage and so alcohol consumption should be less than six units per week for women wishing to conceive," Balen added.
The EWG says that while some of the chemicals detected on the strawberries are relatively benign, others are linked to cancer, reproductive and developmental damage, hormone disruption, and neurological problems.
As for the second social project, Leoni will participate, through a donation, to the construction of a Centre for the care of autistic children who have developmental damage. The Association for the Support of Autistic Children in M'saken is the company's vis-a-vis t for this social project...
Power plant water discharges are filled with harmful pollution such as mercury, arsenic, lead, and selenium toxics that can cause neurological and developmental damage, cause harm in utero, damage internal organs and cause cancer.
According to experts, over 100 different volatile organic chemicals are released by PVC and some of these are associated with developmental damage to the liver, respiratory and reproductive systems.
Important forage fish are plagued with gill and developmental damage. Deepwater species like snapper have been stricken with lesions and their reefs are losing biodiversity.
(carcinogenesis) or some forms of developmental damage to the fetus (More serious inflammation: more toxic agents and/or higher exposures may be associated with damage resulting in inflammation for example of terminal bronchioles and alveoli leading to a chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary oedema (e.g.
countries and warning of grave economic and developmental damage.
Exposure to mercury results in permanent developmental damage to children.
The child from a more secure and privileged background may well be equally distressed at the time by the abuse, but is likely to sustain less long-term developmental damage.
Studies show that other neurotoxins, especially polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), have caused developmental damage in children whose mothers regularly ate fish from polluted rivers and lakes.

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