• treatment
  • In adults, there is a frequent need for much more extended duration of treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to determine whether duloxetine is an effective treatment of attention deficit disorder in adults. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Discussions with adults who have Tourette syndrome reveal that not everyone wants treatment or a "cure", especially if that means they may "lose" something else in the process. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parent management training (PMT), also known as behavioral parent training (BPT) or simply parent training, is a family of treatment programs that aims to change parenting behaviors, teaching parents positive reinforcement methods for improving pre-school and school-age children's behavior problems (such as aggression, hyperactivity, temper tantrums, and difficulty following directions). (wikipedia.org)
  • PMT has also been studied as a treatment for disruptive behaviors in children with other conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment, which typically lasts for several months, focuses on parents learning to provide positive reinforcement, such as praise and rewards, for children's appropriate behaviors while setting proper limits, using methods such as removing attention, for inappropriate behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not all persons with tics will also have other conditions and not all persons with tics require treatment, but when comorbid disorders are present, they often require treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment can be effective for many eating disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • phonic tics
  • Transient tic disorders consisted of multiple motor tics, phonic tics or both, with a duration between four weeks and twelve months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic tic disorder was either single or multiple, motor or phonic tics (but not both), which were present for more than a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • tics
  • Tourette's is defined as part of a spectrum of tic disorders, which includes provisional and chronic tics. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast to the abnormal movements of other movement disorders (for example, choreas, dystonias, myoclonus, and dyskinesias), the tics of Tourette's are temporarily suppressible, nonrhythmic, and often preceded by an unwanted premonitory urge. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • Mental health disorders surpassed respiratory problems and all other ailments as the leading cause of hospitalization in Connecticut in 2012 for children ages 5 to 14, teenagers and younger adults, according to a new state Department of Public Health report. (courant.com)
  • The disorder is difficult to diagnose in children under age 5. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In both children and adults, the domestic, school, social, and occupational environments are evaluated to determine contributing factors and their relative importance. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In children, problems paying attention may result in poor school performance. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the caregiver is able to provide therapeutic intervention teaching children at risk better empathy skills, the child will have a lower incident level of conduct disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is debate among professionals regarding the validity and appropriateness of diagnosing young children with conduct disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also argued that some children may not in fact have conduct disorder, but are engaging in developmentally appropriate disruptive behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children with conduct disorder have a high risk of developing other adjustment problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deficits in interpreting social cues may predispose children to instances of anger and aggression in social settings with little provocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The initial goal was to provide a "fresh air" experience for children from the city whose behavior negated other summer options. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subjects 16 and over are tested with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), and children ages two years and six months to seven years and seven months are tested with the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI). (wikipedia.org)
  • The different ways in which parents are taught to respond to positive versus negative behavior in children is sometimes referred to as differential reinforcement. (wikipedia.org)
  • The levels of dysfunction and resiliency of the non-alcoholic adults are important factors in effects on children in the family. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • Typically, parents learn to reward appropriate behavior through social rewards (such as praise, smiles, and hugs) as well as concrete rewards (such as stickers or points towards a larger reward as part of an incentive system created collaboratively with the child). (wikipedia.org)
  • behavioral
  • People with the disorder may act impulsively and may have learning and behavioral problems. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • indicate other general medical condition] 294.10 Without behavioral disturbance 294.11 With behavioral disturbance 294.8 Dementia NOS 294.0 Amnestic disorder due to. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostic
  • DMDD first appeared as a disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) in 2013 and is classified as a mood disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • The DSM-5 includes several additional diagnostic criteria which describe the duration, setting, and onset of the disorder: the outbursts must be present for at least 12 months and occur in at least two settings (e.g. home and school), and it must be severe in at least one setting. (wikipedia.org)
  • anorexia
  • Although amenorrhea was once a required criterion for the disorder, it is no longer required to meet criteria for anorexia nervosa due to its exclusive nature for sufferers who are male, post-menopause, or who do not menstruate for other reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • inappropriate
  • Fishman (1995) noted that "the words safe and unsafe, like appropriate and inappropriate, are Wediko-speak: while adult observers may soon tire of them, for the kids they are easy to understand and comfortable to use. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • The onset is believed to occur in late teens or early twenties and the disorder is considered to be generally chronic. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Thus, this appears to be a sizable cannabis-abusing group warranting much greater clinical attention than they are currently receiving. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Intermittent explosive disorder or IED is a clinical condition of experiencing recurrent aggressive episodes that are out of proportion of any given stressor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Versions of the K-SADS are semi-structured interviews administered by health care providers or highly trained clinical researchers, which gives more flexibility to the interviewer about how to phrase and probe items, while still covering a consistent set of disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevalence
  • There has not yet been a determined estimate of its prevalence due to the secretiveness of the disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prevalence of compulsive buying in the U.S. has been estimated to be 2-8% of the general adult population, with 80-95% of these cases being females. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prevalence of this class of disorder is thought to be between 2-5 per 1000. (wikipedia.org)
  • amphetamine
  • It is sometimes prescribed in adults who do not get enough vigilant concentration response from mixed amphetamine salts (Adderall) or get too many side effects. (wikipedia.org)