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    Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (Heller's Syndrome) Professional

    Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (Heller's Syndrome), Synonyms: CDD, dementia infantalis, disintegrative psychosis, social development regression Definition Childhood disintegr...

    Autistic Spectrum Disorders Professional

    Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ICD-10 defines autism as a type of pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), a group of disorders characterised by qualitative abnormalities in re...

    Dyspraxia and Apraxia Professional

    The impairment cannot be explained by another general medical condition (eg,  cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy) and the criteria are not met for a pervasive developmental disorder. ...

    Catatonia and Catalepsy Professional

    Major depression and mood disorders. Pervasive developmental disorders, including autism . Psychosis and schizophrenia . Substance intoxication or drug withdrawal.

    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Conditions

    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, What is developmental dysplasia of the hip? Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is an abnormality in the hip joint, usually prese...

    Dyspraxia (Developmental Co-ordination Disorder) Conditions

    Dyspraxia (Developmental Co-ordination Disorder), Dyspraxia is also known as developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD). Symptoms in childhood can include a delay i...

    Rett Syndrome Professional

    It is a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). PDDs are a spectrum of diseases that impair or arrest a child's development, or cause its regression.

    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Professional

    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Synonym: congenital dislocation of the hip Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) was formerly referred to as congenital dislocation of t...

    Lead Poisoning Professional

    General learning disability (includes learning disorder, developmental delay, language disorder). Autism or pervasive developmental disorder. Organic solvent poisoning. Ot...

    Vision Testing and Screening in Young Children Professional

    Visual (and auditory) assessment should also be considered in the assessment of children with suspicions of: Learning difficulties or pervasive developmental disorders. Behavioural ...

    Asperger's Syndrome Professional

    Definition Asperger's syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disorder. First described by Hans Asperger in 1944, AS lies within the autistic spectrum.

    Abbreviations Professional

    % abv percentage alcohol by volume ac ante cibum (before food) AIIRA angiotensin-II receptor antagonist AAFB acid-alcohol fast bacilli AAS atomic abs...

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Professional

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder is present in most children with ADHD; other associated disorders include mood disorder, a...

    Dissociative Identity Disorder Conditions

    Dissociative Identity Disorder, Anyone can experience trauma and dissociation, so DID can be thought of as a developmental response, rather than a 'mental illness'. It could ...

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    Cerebellar Disorders Professional

    Cerebellar Disorders, Inherited metabolic disorders - eg, Leigh's disease and the mitochondrial disorders Congenital: Developmental anomalies - eg, cerebel...

    Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder Professional

    Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder, Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder (HPPD), by contrast, is a persistent, pervasive, long-term, dysphoric and distressin...

    Psychosomatic Disorders Conditions

    Psychosomatic Disorders, A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by me...

    Bipolar Disorder Conditions

    Bipolar Disorder, What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is sometimes called bipolar affective disorder. It used to be called manic depression. , depression ...

    Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder Professional

    Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, Diagnosis [ 1 ] The important feature of emotionally unstable personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of unstable and inte...

    Personality Disorders and Psychopathy Professional

    Personality Disorders and Psychopathy, In the American Psychiatric Association's DSM 4th edition (DSM-IV), a personality disorder was defined as: an enduring pattern of inner experience a...

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