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The ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers across the palm of the hand.
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Having conducted an extensive interview with Stephen, our professional opinion remained that Lakeside School was not the correct placement for Stephen, as his primary need is related to his Oppositional Defiant Disorder, whereas the children at Lakeside have primary needs related to other areas of special need.
Teacher ratings failed to show effects of the prolonged sleep restriction, although there was a trend toward an increase in oppositional defiance symptoms.
The most frequent diagnoses include phobias (such as intense fear of closed spaces or a variety of animals), oppositional disorder (persistent confrontations and temper tantrums aimed at parents, siblings and teachers), overanxious disorder (excessive worrying about future events and how one is viewed by others) and sepration anxiety (panic or anxiety when not at home or with parents).
Opposition in Discourse: The Construction of Oppositional Meaning (reprint, 2010)
They found that 10 per cent of the children met the criteria for oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).
Oppositional activism, which is often labelled by Chinese scholars as nimbyism (an acronym for not in my back yard), has been directed toward proposals to develop paraxylene (PX) plants in recent years in China (Gu, 2016).
While the eighteenth century was foundational for the establishment of slavery in Georgia and represented the formation of oppositional communities in the low country, the nineteenth represented a watershed period for oppositional communities.
The participation of a student with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in recess can be both challenging and rewarding for both the student and teacher.
A summary of his time at the hospital, provided to the inquest by consultant forensic psychiatrist for Mersey Care Dr Noir Thomas, painted a picture of an oppositional patient whose psychological traits made life difficult for those who had to deal with him.
In the first chapter, Lorenzo argues that understanding why oppositional arguments to war have generally failed is essential to understanding policy-making in general with regard to war.
The oppositional coalition will sign the document when they meet with the Chief mediator for Sudan-South Sudan peace talks, Ex-South Africa President Thabo Mbeki in Addis Ababa or Johannesburg soon, Sudan Appeal leaders said during a press conference in the Sudanese capital Monday.
Eventually, persistent patterns of these oppositional tendencies and conduct problems may exceed the threshold for a diagnostic of Oppositional-Defiant Disorder and/or Conduct Disorder (American Psychiatric Association 2013).