behavioral disorder

behavioral disorder

Psychiatry A disorder characterized by displayed behaviors over a long period of time which significantly deviate from socially acceptable norms for a person's age and situation
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Later chapters are devoted to each behavioral disorder.
An 11-year-old girl with Sturge-Weber syndrome and associated seizures, mental retardation, behavioral disorder, and hemiparesis was referred to our otolaryngology department for evaluation of conductive hearing loss and recurrent otitis media.
The finding bolsters earlier research that linked smoke exposure to ADHD and provides the best evidence yet that lead, a brain-damaging metal, might also contribute to the common behavioral disorder.
ADD, also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), is the most common diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood, occurring in between three to five percent of school-aged children.
Thirty-two years ago, amid threats and intimidation from militant homosexual pressure groups, the American Psychiatric Association delisted homosexuality as a "diagnosable behavioral disorder.
Researchers at Spectrum and DeVos Children's Hospital, also in Grand Rapids, found that 95% of children thought to have fetal alcohol effects also had psychiatric or behavioral disorders and that 89% had a first-degree relative with a psychiatric or behavioral disorder.
Currently about one in five children has a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder, and up to one in 10 might suffer from a serious emotional disturbance.
We call that a behavioral disorder because we imagine healthy people don't see the crows, healthy people don't choose death over life.
In previous works, Torelli often investigated neurological illness and behavioral disorder, or syndromes that lead to a loss of consciousness and control but through which one might gain access to a different way of perceiving reality.
The 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with the May 3-4 bus hijacking was diagnosed with behavioral disorder at a rehabilitation center in Saga Prefecture, southwestern Japan, where he had been treated since early March, investigation sources said Thursday.
Treatment of mental illness and behavioral disorder in the mentally retarded: Proceedings of the International Congress.
However, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) gradually recognized it as a behavioral disorder separate from the developmental learning disabilities.

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