neurodevelopmental disorder


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neurodevelopmental disorder

(no͝or′ō-dĭ-vĕl′əp-mĕn′tl, nyo͝or′ō-)
n.
Any of various conditions, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, intellectual disability, and learning disabilities, that begin in childhood and involve impairments in neurological functioning that affect behavior, cognition, or motor skills.
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* For these reasons, the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry opposes the use of either a neurodevelopmental disorder or an intellectual disability alone as a rationale for withdrawal of nutrition or other life-sustaining care.
Washington D.C [USA], Sep 08 ( ANI ): Turns out, the severity of a neurodevelopmental disorder like autism or ADHD in an individual depends on genetic changes beyond a single, supposedly disease-causing mutation.
No child born to a mum with epilepsy, but who didn't take drugs for the condition during her pregnancy, was diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental disorder, although the numbers of women in this group were small, caution the authors.
Physicians who practice in institutions and the community need to ascertain an accurate neurodevelopmental diagnosis and effectively evaluate and manage the various complications and consequences that result from that underlying neurodevelopmental disorder.
It turns out that mothers who experience an infection during pregnancy are at a greater risk of having a child with a neurodevelopmental disorder such as autism or schizophrenia.
Tourette's Disorder (TD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by multiple tics, which are repetitive, non-rhythmic involuntary movements and vocalizations that persist for more than one year.
Kouris reports on a neurodevelopmental disorder known as "Toxic Brain Injury." Dr Kouris discusses several toxins which when exposed to in childhood can lead to childhood-onset brain dysfunction.
Is schizophrenia a neurodevelopmental disorder? BMJ (Clin Res Ed) 295:681-682.
The product is intended to treat Rett syndrome, a severe neurodevelopmental disorder.
Saima Wazed, chairperson of the National Advisory Council on Neurodevelopmental Disorder and Autism has been elected as the chairperson of the jury board for the next two years, the cabinet secretary said.
Children with a neurodevelopmental disorder who receive occupational therapy during early childhood can perform a variety of tasks according to their respective cognitive abilities [9-11].