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

Risk characterization of hospitalizations for mental illness and/or behavioral disorders with concurrent heat-related illness.
 

Author(s): Michael T Schmeltz, Janet L Gamble

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Many studies have found significant associations between high ambient temperatures and increases in heat-related morbidity and mortality. Several studies have demonstrated that increases in heat-related hospitalizations are elevated among individuals with diagnosed mental illnesses ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2017

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Cost-effectiveness of neck-specific exercise with or without a behavioral approach versus physical activity prescription in the treatment of chronic whiplash-associated disorders: Analyses of a randomized clinical trial.
 

Author(s): Maria Landén Ludvigsson, Anneli Peolsson, Gunnel Peterson, Åsa Dedering, Gun Johansson, Lars Bernfort

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7274.

 

Fifty percent of people injured by whiplash still report neck pain after 1 year and costs associated with whiplash associated disorders (WAD) are mostly attributed to health service and sick-leave costs in chronic conditions. With increasing health care expenditures the economic impact ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Behavioral Indicators on a Mobile Sensing Platform Predict Clinically Validated Psychiatric Symptoms of Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
 

Author(s): Skyler Place, Danielle Blanch-Hartigan, Channah Rubin, Cristina Gorrostieta, Caroline Mead, John Kane, Brian P Marx, Joshua Feast, Thilo Deckersbach, Alex Sandy Pentland, Andrew Nierenberg, Ali Azarbayejani

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There is a critical need for real-time tracking of behavioral indicators of mental disorders. Mobile sensing platforms that objectively and noninvasively collect, store, and analyze behavioral indicators have not yet been clinically validated or scalable.

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2017

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The terms "Behavioral Disorders" returned 64 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Behavioral Disorders in Dementia: Appropriate Nondrug Interventions and Antipsychotic Use.
 

Author(s): Tyler R Reese, Derrick J Thiel, Katherine E Cocker

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2016 Aug;94(4):276-82.

 

Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia pose management challenges for caregivers and clinicians. Firstline nonpharmacologic treatments include eliminating physical and emotional stressors, modifying the patient's environment, and establishing daily routines. Family members ...

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2016

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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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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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