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  • Adults
  • As reported in 2015 in the previous year, serious mental disorders are concentrated in about 9.8 million adults, or about 4% of the U.S. adult population. (drugs.com)
  • While there is an emerging literature on the mental health needs of children with ASD with normal intelligence, we know less about these issues in adults. (hindawi.com)
  • Despite this, traditional mental health services and supports are falling short of meeting the needs of these adults. (hindawi.com)
  • Persistent
  • And social communication disorder (SCD) is 'characterized by a persistent difficulty with verbal and nonverbal communication that cannot be explained by low cognitive ability,' according to the APA. (howstuffworks.com)
  • describe
  • Objectives To describe the hospitalisation patterns in children with intellectual disability (ID) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) after the first year of life and compare with those unaffected. (bmj.com)
  • There is nothing wrong with continuing to use this term to describe oneself or to identify with a peer group, even though the official diagnostic term has changed. (nih.gov)
  • clinical
  • Health disparities in care for depression possibly obscured by the clinical significance criterion. (scirp.org)
  • In this report, we considered how the diagnostic changes might affect individuals and families, as well as the future of the field, and tried to anticipate needs that will arise in the research, clinical practice, and services arenas. (hhs.gov)
  • situations
  • Based on data collected by means of a mental health survey distributed to residents of Ciudad Ju├írez, Chihuahua (in Mexico) and El Paso, Texas (in the United States), paranoid beliefs seem to be associated with feelings of powerlessness and victimization, enhanced by social situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The flu shot is affordable, and it's one way to make people healthier and to make life safer for people in high risk situations - age, immunity disorders, etc. (ljworld.com)
  • medical
  • Sign up for a free Medical News Today account to customize your medical and health news experiences. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Health or Physical Disabilities (e.g.: including but are not limited to: mobility impairments, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, cancer, AIDS, Muscular Dystrophy, and Spina Bifida): Any health or physical disability is considered to be in the medical domain and requires diagnosis by a qualified medical professional. (clark.edu)