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

Medical Devices; Neurological Devices; Classification of the Computerized Behavioral Therapy Device for Psychiatric Disorders. Final order.
 

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Journal: Fed Regist. 2017 Dec;82(247):61166-8.

 

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is classifying the computerized behavioral therapy device for psychiatric disorders into class II (special controls). The special controls that apply to the device type are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Cognitive behavioral group therapy for patients with physical diseases and comorbid depressive or adjustment disorders on a waiting list for individual therapy: results from a randomized controlled trial.
 

Author(s): Miriam Ruesch, Almut Helmes, Juergen Bengel

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Depressive and adjustment disorders are highly prevalent in patients with physical diseases and are associated with poorer quality of life, increased morbidity and mortality, as well as higher healthcare costs. Access to mental health care holds strong importance for these patients, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

Eating Disorders and the Intestinal Microbiota: Mechanisms of Energy Homeostasis and Behavioral Influence.
 

Author(s): Elaine M Glenny, Emily C Bulik-Sullivan, Quyen Tang, Cynthia M Bulik, Ian M Carroll

Journal: Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017 Aug;19(8):51.

 

We reviewed and evaluated recently published scientific studies that explored the role of the intestinal microbiota in eating disorders.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Last Updated: 28 Nov 2017

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A Targeted Prevention Approach to Reducing Child Emotional and Behaviour Problems
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Emotional Problems; Behavior Problems

 

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2018

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Computerized Screening for Comorbidity in Adolescents With Substance or Psychiatric Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Psychiatric Disorder

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2018

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