neurodevelopmental disorder

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neu·ro·de·vel·op·men·tal disorder

 (no͝or′ō-dĭ-vĕl′əp-mĕn′tl, nyo͝or′ō-)
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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28 ( ANI ): Males are at greater risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), than females, but the underlying reasons have been unclear.
SynapDx aims to establish a product portfolio to fight paediatric neurodevelopmental disorders.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that children whose mothers take the antiepileptic drug sodium valproate while pregnant are at significantly increased risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
In 121 chapters, they explain the history of the field, examination, genetics, ethics, evidence-based medicine, cerebral homeostasis and perioperative care, neurodiagnostics, anesthesia and adjuncts, neuro-ophthalmology, neurodevelopmental disorders, infections, neurotrauma, brain tumors and tumor-like lesions, cerebrovascular disorders, spine and spinal cord disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, and neurorehabilitation.
The goal of the AADMD Continuing Medical Education Program (CMEP) is to improve the overall health of adults with neurodevelopmental disorders (mental retardation and other developmental disabilities) by enhancing the ability of primary care physicians and specialists to effectively evaluate and manage those complex health conditions that frequently occur in this patient population.
Neurodevelopmental disorders such as learning disabilities, mental retardation, and autism spectrum disorders affect an estimated 5-10% of the 4 million babies born in the United States annually.
In this collection of seven comprehensive articles, distinguished researchers describe their research in psychosocial and motor development within the context of neurodevelopmental disorders.
It Is Envisaged That This Multi-Collaborative, Multinational Programme Will Provide Human In Vitro Models For Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Investigate The Underlying Neuropathological Mechanism(S), And, Ultimately, Identify Novel Treatment Strategies.
As well as identifying how genetic mutations impact on brain function the findings also indicate an overlap with the causes of other neurodevelopmental disorders including autism and intellectual disability.
Screening the genomes of 38 individuals diagnosed with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders found chromosomal breakpoints and rearrangements in non-protein-coding regions that disrupted 33 genes, only 11 of which previously had been suspected in these disorders.
This volume is intended for mental health workers encountering adults who present with neurodevelopmental disorders.