developmental disorder

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Related to Developmental disorders: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Aspergers

developmental disorder

n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry any condition, such as autism or dyslexia, that appears in childhood and is characterized by delay in the development of one or more psychological functions, such as language skill
Translations
dysharmonie évolutive
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ISLAMABAD -- According to the researchers up to half of children with severe developmental disorders of probable genetic origin go without a genetic diagnosis for their conditions.
Scientists who have been working on finding causes of developmental disorders may have found 12 new issues that could be attributed to cause developmental disorders.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from 100 families with children affected by a broad range of neurologic and developmental disorders who underwent genomic testing to end their quest for a diagnosis, were published today in Science Translational Medicine.
Disorders of mental retardation, specific development disorders, pervasive developmental disorders, and personality disorders resulting in long-term chronically compromised social/occupational functioning.
Previous editions identified a number of developmental disorders similar to autism, including Asperger syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
Dubai: Al Jalila Foundation has announced the launch of its first programme, Ta'alouf, to tackle children's developmental disorders that include conditions that may impair a child's physical, behavioural, learning or language skills.
These complexities have driven us to bring together strategic partners with medical, academic, scientific and community outreach expertise in order to alleviate the imbalances faced by children with developmental disorders.
SAN FRANCISCO - Thirty-five children with autism or developmental disorders significantly improved their behavioral functioning after an average 40-day stay in a specialized inpatient psychiatry unit, with most of the improvements sustained 2 months later.
Perlman, DDS, MScD, DHL (Hon), intended to provide the general dentistry and dental academic field with a cornerstone reference work on treating dental patients with intellectual and developmental disorders.
Related developmental disorders defined in the DSM-IV are Asperger's Disorder, Autistic Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified (PPD-NOS).
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day, recognized every year on the ninth day of the ninth month, is an important reminder that prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States.

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