• uncommon
  • Before this movement, it was not uncommon that people affected by mental illness in the 19th century would be considerably neglected, often left alone in deplorable conditions, barely even having sufficient clothing. (wikipedia.org)
  • refers
  • The term mental illness refers collectively to all diagnosable mental disorders -health conditions characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior associated with distress or impaired functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • spectrum
  • The effects of cerebral palsy fall on a continuum of motor dysfunction, which may range from slight clumsiness at the mild end of the spectrum to impairments so severe that they render coordinated movement virtually impossible at the other end of the spectrum. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the categorization of disorders discussed in this review needs to be harmonized with recommendations from other DSM-V workgroups and the DSM-V Task Force for the overall structure of DSM-V. This article builds upon and extends prior reviews of this topic that were prepared for and discussed at a DSM-V Research Planning Conference on Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. (docplayer.net)
  • central
  • While movement problems are the central feature of CP, difficulties with thinking, learning, feeling, communication and behavior often co-occur, with 28% having epilepsy, 58% having difficulties with communication, at least 42% having problems with their vision, and 23-56% having learning disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present invention is directed to aryl aminopyridine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • field
  • Emil Kraepelin in 1896 developed the taxonomy mental disorders which has dominated the field for nearly 80 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • light
  • Dix was a school teacher who endeavored throughout her life to help people with mental disorders, and to bring to light the deplorable conditions into which they were put. (wikipedia.org)