Behavioral Disorders

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Behavioral Disorders

Behavioral disorder is an umbrella term used to describe any disorder that is characterized by behavior(s) that are inconsistent with the socially accepted ‘normal’ behavior for a person’s age. Behavioral disorders are commonly identified in children and behaviors may sometimes reach the point of becoming a mental health problem. These behaviors often create interpersonal and social problems, especially in school. The most common behavior disorder in child is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A physician, mental health specialist or school psychiatrist can diagnose behavioral disorders. Treatment varies depending on the specific disorder, but commonly psychotherapy and medication are used.

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Missouri Family to Family

Missouri Family to Family provides customized information that allows families and individuals about needed resources and supports, navigating the maze of systems and services, as well as options to make their vision for their life possible. MOF2F also offers Sharing Our Strengths, which connects individuals with disabilities and/or their caregivers to a person who is available to listen with an open heart and open mind, offering emotional support, practical information, and/or shared experiences.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Behavioral Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

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Missouri Family to Family

Missouri Family to Family provides customized information that allows families and individuals about needed resources and supports, navigating the maze of systems and services, as well as options to make their vision for their life possible. MOF2F also offers Sharing Our Strengths, which connects individuals with disabilities and/or their caregivers to a person who is available to listen with an open heart and open mind, offering emotional support, practical information, and/or shared experiences.

http://www.mofamilytofamily.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

http://www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 170 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders in Early Childhood - United States, 2011-2012.
 

Author(s): Rebecca H Bitsko, Joseph R Holbrook, Lara R Robinson, Jennifer W Kaminski, Reem Ghandour, Camille Smith, , Georgina Peacock

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Sociodemographic, health care, family, and community attributes have been associated with increased risk for mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders (MBDDs) in children (1,2). For example, poverty has been shown to have adverse effects on cognitive, socio-emotional, and physical ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2016

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The Behavioral and Cognitive Executive Disorders of Stroke: The GREFEX Study.
 

Author(s): Martine Roussel, Olivier Martinaud, Hilde Hénon, Martine Vercelletto, Claire Bindschadler, Pierre-Alain Joseph, Philippe Robert, Pierre Labauge, Olivier Godefroy,

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Many studies have highlighted the high prevalence of executive disorders in stroke. However, major uncertainties remain due to use of variable and non-validated methods. The objectives of this study were: 1) to characterize the executive disorder profile in stroke using a standardized ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2016

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Testosterone in relation to behavioral problems in pre-pubertal boys with autism spectrum disorders.
 

Author(s): A Pivovarciova, J Durdiakova, S Hnilicova, D Filcikova, D Ostatnikova

Journal: Physiol Res. 2015 ;64 Suppl 5():S595-601.

 

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental conditions characterized by impairment in social communication and presence of stereotyped/restricted behaviors. Children with ASD very often demonstrate co-morbid psychiatric problems, problems known to be affected by testosterone ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 59 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

ADHD and behavioral disorders: Assessment, management, and an update from DSM-5.
 

Author(s): Joseph Austerman

Journal: Cleve Clin J Med. 2015 Nov;82(11 Suppl 1):S2-7.

 

Behavioral disorders in pediatric patients--primarily attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)--pose a clinical challenge for health care providers to accurately assess, diagnose, and treat. In 2013, updated diagnostic criteria for behavioral disorders were published, including ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2015

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders: an update on the empirical evidence.
 

Author(s): Antonia N Kaczkurkin, Edna B Foa

Journal: Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2015 Sep;17(3):337-46.

 

A large amount of research has accumulated on the efficacy and effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders including posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Active Ingredients of Treatment and Client Mechanisms of Change in Behavioral Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorders: Progress 10 Years Later.
 

Author(s): Molly Magill, Brian D Kiluk, Barbara S McCrady, J Scott Tonigan, Richard Longabaugh

Journal: Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res.. 2015 Oct;39(10):1852-62.

 

The current review revisits the article entitled: "Active Ingredients: How and Why Evidence-Based Alcohol Behavioral Treatment Interventions Work" published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. This work summarized proceedings from a 2004 Symposium of the same name that ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2015

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Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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A Targeted Prevention Approach to Reducing Child Emotional and Behaviour Problems
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Emotional Problems; Behavior Problems

 

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2016

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Computerized Screening for Comorbidity in Adolescents With Substance or Psychiatric Disorders
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychiatric Disorder

 

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2016

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