hyperkinetic disorder


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hyperkinetic disorder

1. A brain-based motor system disorder characterized by excessive involuntary movements and some amount of hypotonia. The classic hyperkinetic disorder is Huntington's disease.
2. The British term for attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
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Disorder type Frequency Percentage Behavioral 22 9.2 Hyperkinetic disorder 13 5.4 Oppositional defiant disorder 7 2.9 Conduct disorder 2 0.8 Emotional 35 14.6 Obsessive compulsive disorder 6 2.5 Depressive disorder 4 1.7 Somatoform disorder 4 1.7 Separation anxiety disorder 4 1.7 Phobic anxiety disorder 4 1.7 Other emotional disorder 4 1.7 Social anxiety disorder 3 1.3 Post-traumatic stress disorder 3 1.3 Panic attack 2 0.8 Generalized anxiety disorder 1 0.4 Developmental 1 0.4 Autistism spectrum disorder 1 0.4 Multiple responses were recorded.
European clinical guidelines for hyperkinetic disorder --first upgrade.
At present between 0.5 and one per cent of Britain's child population are diagnosed with "hyperkinetic disorder" but as the term ADHD becomes more common the figures are likely to increase.
Firstly, some disorders such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and hyperkinetic disorder begin in this period and they are relatively stable over time with a long term negative consequences.
Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen was associated with a significantly increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity--like behavioral problems, a hospital diagnosis of hyperkinetic disorder (HKD), or being on ADHD medications in children at age 7 years, based on data from more than 60,000 children obtained from the national birth registry and other health registries in Denmark.
Five years on: public sector service use related to mental health in young people with ADHD or hyperkinetic disorder five years after diagnosis.
(14,15) European countries tend to use the 10th revision of World Health Organization's International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10) hyperkinetic disorder (HKD) criteria, (16) which generally corresponds with those classified by the DSM-IV.
Of the 1,039 looked after children who participated in the survey, 467 (45%) fulfilled ICD-10 criteria for any disorder, 384 (37%) for conduct disorder, 125 (12%) for emotional disorder (ED) and 73 (7%) for hyperkinetic disorder (HK), with many children receiving more than one diagnosis.
ADHD is also known as hyperkinetic disorder. It is a neurological condition which is estimated to affect about 1.7 per cent of the UK population, mainly children and mostly boys.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, (ADHD), or hyperkinetic disorder, is used to describe children who have three main kinds of problems: