Behavioral symptoms

Summary: An abnormality of mental functioning including various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities. ...1,2

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Causes of Behavioral symptoms

Most young people have difficult or demanding behaviours at times. Testing limits is one of the ways they learn about acceptable behaviour as part of the normal process of growing up. ...Source: Queensland Health3 ...

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Diagnosis of Behavioral symptoms

Early Recognition: Given behaviour problems can have a long-term impact on a child or young person, it is important that they are identified and managed as soon as possible. Listed below are a number of sources of assistance to ...4

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Causes List for Behavioral symptoms

Possible causes of Behavioral symptoms (or similar symptoms) may include:5

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Clinical Features of Behavioral symptoms

Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least 6 months and cause problems in school, at home and in social situations. Nearly everyone shows some of these behaviors at times, but behavior disorders ...6

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Treatments for Behavioral symptoms

Behavioural problems Behavioural conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are usually treated using a combination of:

  • medications, such as methylphenidate, to help improve attention span and concentration
  • therapy, such as psychotherapy, where your child will be encouraged to ...
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References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN000665/ 
  3. Source: Queensland Health: conditions.health.qld.gov.au/ HealthCondition/ condition/ 8/ 34/ 192/ behaviour-management
  4. ibid.
  5. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  6. Source: MentalHealth.gov (DHHS): mentalhealth.gov/ what-to-look-for/ behavioral-disorders/ index.html

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