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 182 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The effect of neck-specific exercise with or without a behavioral approach on psychological factors in chronic whiplash-associated disorders: A randomized controlled trial with a 2-year follow-up.
 

Author(s): Thomas Overmeer, Gunnel Peterson, Maria Landén Ludvigsson, Anneli Peolsson

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Aug;95(34):e4430.

 

To investigate the effect of neck-specific exercise with (NSEB) or without (NSE) a behavioural approach and prescribed physical activity (PPA) on general pain disability and psychological factors in chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD), grade 2 and 3, with a 2-year follow-up.

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2016

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Prenatal anxiety, maternal stroking in infancy, and symptoms of emotional and behavioral disorders at 3.5 years.
 

Author(s): Andrew Pickles, Helen Sharp, Jennifer Hellier, Jonathan Hill

Journal: Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Mar;26(3):325-334.

 

Animal findings of long-term effects of maternal behaviors mediated via altered GR gene expression will, if translated into humans, have far reaching implications for our understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology. We have previously shown that mothers' self-reported stroking ...

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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[The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Medication, or Combined Treatment For Child Hood Anxiety Disorders].
 

Author(s): Emine Sevinç Sevi Tok, Haluk Arkar, Tezan Bildik

Journal: Turk Psikiyatri Derg. 2016 ;27(2):0.

 

The aims of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of the Fear Hunter cognitive behavioral therapy program, which was developed for the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders, and to compare its effectiveness with standard medication treatment.

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2016

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 62 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics of Alcohol Use Disorders.
 

Author(s): James MacKillop

Journal: Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res.. 2016 Apr;40(4):672-85.

 

Behavioral economics and neuroeconomics bring together perspectives and methods from psychology, economics, and cognitive neuroscience to understand decision making and choice behavior. Extending an operant behavioral theoretical framework, these perspectives have increasingly been ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2016

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What are the disruptive symptoms of behavioral disorders after traumatic brain injury? A systematic review leading to recommendations for good practices.
 

Author(s): Angélique Stéfan, Jean-François Mathé,

Journal: Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2016 Feb;59(1):5-17.

 

Behavioral disorders are major sequelae of severe traumatic brain injury. Before considering care management of these disorders, and in the absence of a precise definition for TBI-related behavioral disorder, it is essential to refine, according to the data from the literature, incidence, ...

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2016

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Prognostic Factors for Behavioral Problems and Psychiatric Disorders in Children Born Very Preterm or Very Low Birth Weight: A Systematic Review.
 

Author(s): Louise Linsell, Reem Malouf, Samantha Johnson, Joan Morris, Jennifer J Kurinczuk, Neil Marlow

Journal: J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jan;37(1):88-102.

 

Risk factors associated with adverse behavioral outcomes in very preterm (VPT) or very low birth weight (VLBW) infants are poorly understood. The aim of this article is to identify prognostic factors for behavioral problems and psychiatric disorders in children born ≤32 weeks gestational ...

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychiatric Disorder

 

Last Updated: 7 Feb 2017

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