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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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 150 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effectiveness of therapy in terms of reduction of intensity and elimination of suicidal ideation in day hospital for the treatment of neurotic and behavioral disorders.
 

Author(s): Paweł Rodziński, Jerzy A Sobański, Krzysztof Rutkowski, Katarzyna Cyranka, Agnieszka Murzyn, Edyta Dembińska, Karolina Grządziel, Michał Mielimąka, Łukasz Müldner-Nieckowski, Bogna Smiatek-Mazgaj

Journal: Psychiatr. Pol.. ;49(3):489-502.

 

Analysis of changes in prevalence and intensity of suicidal ideation (SI) in patients who underwent an intensive psychotherapy conducted in integrative approach with predominance of psychodynamic approach in the Day Hospital for Neurotic and Behavioral Disorders.

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2015

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Laser Acupuncture Improves Behavioral Disorders and Brain Oxidative Stress Status in the Valproic Acid Rat Model of Autism.
 

Author(s): Jurairat Khongrum, Jintanaporn Wattanathorn

Journal: J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2015 Aug;8(4):183-91.

 

The therapeutic strategy against autism, a severe neurological development disorder, is one of the challenges of this decade. Recent findings show that oxidative stress plays a crucial role on the pathophysiology of autism, and laser acupuncture at Shenmen (HT7) can improve oxidative ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2015

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Tetrahydroxy stilbene glucoside improved the behavioral disorders of APP695V717I transgenic mice by inhibiting the expression of Beclin-1 and LC3-II.
 

Author(s): Hongbo Luo, Yun Li, Jiankui Guo, Zunjing Liu, Zhiqiang Zhang, Yong Wang, Zhao Liu, Xiangqun Shi

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2015 Jun;35(3):295-300.

 

To observe the effect of tetrahydroxy stilbene glucoside (TSG) on the behavior of APP695V717I transgenic mouse models and the expression of autophagy-associated proteins Beclin-1 and LC3-II.

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2015

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 51 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comparative evaluation of group-based mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment and management of chronic pain disorders: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis with indirect comparisons.
 

Author(s): Taylor Hatchard, Chris Lepage, Brian Hutton, Becky Skidmore, Patricia A Poulin

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Chronic pain disorders impact the physical, psychological, social, and financial well-being of between 10%-30% of Canadians. The primary aims of psychological interventions targeting chronic pain disorders are to reduce patients' pain-related disability and to improve their quality ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2014

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The adolescent origins of substance use disorders: a behavioral genetic perspective.
 

Author(s): Matt McGue, Dan Irons, William G Iacono

Journal: Nebr Symp Motiv. 2014 ;61():31-50.

 

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2014

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Basic sleep and circadian science as building blocks for behavioral interventions: a translational approach for mood disorders.
 

Author(s): Lauren D Asarnow, Adriane M Soehner, Allison G Harvey

Journal: Behav. Neurosci.. 2014 Jun;128(3):360-70.

 

Sleep and circadian functioning has been of particular interest to researchers focused on improving treatments for psychiatric illness. The goal of the present paper is to highlight the exciting research that utilizes basic sleep and circadian science as building blocks for intervention ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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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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Effect of Clonazepam on REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in Patients With Parkinsonism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2015

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