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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They were researching whether omega-3 may be beneficial for children with no behavioral disorder but who were under performing with their reading compared with their peers.
They need to be aware that this is a behavioral disorder, even though it is not as obvious as other disabilities," he said, adding, "Those teachers who deal with students directly on a daily basis should find remedies for the children and accept their behavior."
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." At about the same time, the spurious term "homophobia" began to circulate within the ranks of the left, eventually migrating into mainstream public discourse.
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.
His seizures, hallucinations, violent mood swings, and increasing anxiety have been variously diagnosed as neurologic disorder, depression, alcoholism, venereal disease, chemical or metabolic imbalance, and behavioral disorder possibly caused by a virus (4).
Two doctors who conducted psychiatric tests on the boy advised the court he had a serious behavioral disorder and needed psychiatric treatment.
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.
In education, primary prevention of school failure, including the socialization failure known as emotional or behavioral disorder, has never been practiced with anything approaching the universality of vaccination, fluoridation, or personal hygiene in spite of evidence that primary prevention of school failure could be practiced with extremely low risk of harm to anyone (Carnine, 1997; Carta & Greenwood, 1997; Lewis et al., 1998; Nelson, Martella, & Garland, 1998; Sugai, 1996).

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