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

Absence of BRINP1 in mice causes increase of hippocampal neurogenesis and behavioral alterations relevant to human psychiatric disorders.
 

Author(s): Miwako Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Nakatani, Toshiaki Koda, Ken-Ichi Matsumoto, Ryosuke Ozaki, Natsuki Mochida, Keizo Takao, Tsuyoshi Miyakawa, Ichiro Matsuoka

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We have previously identified BRINP (BMP/RA-inducible neural-specific protein-1, 2, 3) family genes that possess the ability to suppress cell cycle progression in neural stem cells. Of the three family members, BRINP1 is the most highly expressed in various brain regions, including ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

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Integrated cognitive behavioral therapy for cannabis use and anxiety disorders: rationale and development.
 

Author(s): Julia D Buckner, Michael J Zvolensky, Norman B Schmidt, Kathleen M Carroll, Chris Schatschneider, Kathleen Crapanzano

Journal: Addict Behav. 2014 Mar;39(3):495-6.

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014

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Comparing in-person to videoconference-based cognitive behavioral therapy for mood and anxiety disorders: randomized controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Daniel R Stubbings, Clare S Rees, Lynne D Roberts, Robert T Kane

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has demonstrated efficacy and effectiveness for treating mood and anxiety disorders. Dissemination of CBT via videoconference may help improve access to treatment.

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 38 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The impacts of cognitive-behavioral therapy on the treatment of phobic disorders measured by functional neuroimaging techniques: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Amanda Galvao-de Almeida, Gerardo Maria de Araujo Filho, Arthur de Almeida Berberian, Clarissa Trezsniak, Fabiana Nery-Fernandes, Cesar Augusto Araujo Neto, Andrea Parolin Jackowski, Angela Miranda-Scippa, Irismar Reis de Oliveira

Journal: Rev Bras Psiquiatr. ;35(3):279-83.

 

Functional neuroimaging techniques represent fundamental tools in the context of translational research integrating neurobiology, psychopathology, neuropsychology, and therapeutics. In addition, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has proven its efficacy in the treatment of anxiety ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2013

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Excessive mood elevation and behavioral activation with antidepressant treatment of juvenile depressive and anxiety disorders: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Emanuela Offidani, Giovanni A Fava, Elena Tomba, Ross J Baldessarini

Journal: Psychother Psychosom. 2013 ;82(3):132-41.

 

The prevalence, characteristics and implications of excessive arousal-activation in children and adolescents treated with antidepressants for specific illnesses have not been systematically examined.

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2013

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Pharmacologic treatments for the behavioral symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan.
 

Author(s): Carolyn A Doyle, Christopher J McDougle

Journal: Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 2012 Sep;14(3):263-79.

 

This review outlines pharmacologic treatments for the behavioral symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children, adolescents, and adults. Symptom domains include repetitive and stereotyped behaviors, irritability and aggression, hyperactivity and inattention, ...

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Understanding the Natural History of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

 

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2012

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Effectiveness of Collaborative Services in Primary Care for Treating Children With Behavior Disorders
 

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Condition Summary: Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders

 

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Motor Control During Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behaviour Disorder
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Motor Behaviours of REM Behaviour Disorder Secondary to Parkinson's Disease.

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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