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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HB 2918 defines pervasive developmental disorders as neurological conditions including autism, Asperger's syndrome, developmental disability or mental retardation, and developmental delay.
The activity of the CYP2D6 gene may affect how children with developmental disorders respond to risperidone and release prolactin, based on data from a small study by Dr.
In the United States, the diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders increased from 4-5 per 10,000 children in the 1980s to 30-60 per 10,000 children in the 1990s, according to a report in the August 2003 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
A person with the ``invisible'' disability of Asperger's syndrome - or any of a variety of developmental disorders - may look just like the person standing next to him.
Joan Fallon United States Patent 6,632,429 entitled Methods for Treating Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
Siegel, director of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders Clinic at the university.
Research on brain tissue has uncovered important information on developmental disorders and disabilities.
These are new requirements in some cases for those with developmental disabilities and reflect fundamental changes in how those with developmental disorders are perceived professionally and publicly.
These three conditions, along with Rett's syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder, make up the broad diagnostic category of pervasive developmental disorders.
Recent Advances in Assistive Technologies to Support Children With Developmental Disorders
The devACT panel screens for more than 200 known treatable genetic disorders with the clinical presentation of autism spectrum or other developmental disorders.
Written by psychiatrists from the US and Turkey, who comment on the clinical implications of the scientific literature, the nine chapters cover developmental aspects of pediatric psychopharmacology, and the diagnosis, treatment, choice of medication, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, course and outcome, rationale and justification for psychopharmacological treatment, safety issues, and other aspects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, disruptive behavior disorders and aggression, anxiety disorders, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorders, autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, tic disorders, and early schizophrenia and psychotic illnesses.

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