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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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.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, (ADHD), or hyperkinetic disorder, is used to describe children who have three main kinds of problems:
Tetrabenazine, a dopamine depletor frequently used for hyperkinetic disorders, was not effective at 25 mg taken prior to coaching sessions.
Thirty percent of children met the criteria for any psychiatric diagnosis, the most common being Oppositional Defiant Disorder (14%) and Hyperkinetic Disorders (10%).
2] Conditions like conduct disorders, hyperkinetic disorders and SDDSS had high degree of inter relatedness.
They cover general issues in hyperkinetic disorders, tremor syndromes, dystonia syndrome, chorea syndromes, myoclonus syndromes, ataxias, and other hyperkinetic disorders.
Thirteen per cent of those surveyed were reported to wet the bed and children with hyperkinetic disorders were more likely to do so (29% compared with 10%) than children with no mental health disorder.
It could cover conduct disorders, or hyperkinetic disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.