childhood disintegrative disorder


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Related to childhood disintegrative disorder: pervasive developmental disorder, Rett's Disorder

childhood disintegrative disorder

severe regression including loss of bowel and bladder control in a previously normal child aged 2-10 years old.
An idiopathic condition of toddlers which is characterised by rapid deterioration of mental and social functions and motor control
Aetiology Unknown
Management As for autism

Patient discussion about childhood disintegrative disorder

Q. Whether it`s possible for Bipolar disorder in children?

A. It is possible for children to suffer with bipolar disorder. It is a tricky diagnosis in children I would strongly suggest professional help when dealing with children with bipolar disorder.
I wouldnt trust the diagnosis of a GP, I would suggest getting a referal to a pediatric psychiatrist for a through evaluation and proper treatment

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Specialists in these disorders, as well as genetics, pharmacology, pathophysiology, neurology, neuroimaging, and other fields, from North America, Europe, and Japan, cover the history of autism; assessment; Asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, childhood disintegrative disorder, and Rett syndrome; symptoms; causes; neuroanatomy and imaging; comorbidities; the role of the immune system; and traditional and alternative treatment approaches, including medication, complementary and alternative therapies, and behavioral, educational, and psychosocial treatments.
Childhood disintegrative disorder: Children with this disorder typically develop normally for two to four years before the condition, which resembles autistic disorder, arises.
A relatively acute onset of loss in social and language skills may prompt one to think about childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD).

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