• medication
  • For those aged 6-11, the use of medication in combination with behavior therapy is recommended, with the evidence for stimulant medications being stronger than that for other classes. (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)
  • In children, problems paying attention may result in poor school performance. (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)
  • Children with strabismus, particularly those with exotropia (an outward turn), may be more likely to develop a mental health disorder than normal-sighted children. (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)
  • intermittent
  • 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)
  • chronic
  • The onset is believed to occur in late teens or early twenties and the disorder is considered to be generally chronic. (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
  • 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)
  • clinical
  • Thus, this appears to be a sizable cannabis-abusing group warranting much greater clinical attention than they are currently receiving. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 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)