emotional disorder


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Related to emotional disorder: depression, anxiety disorder, mental disorder, personality disorder
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Gender, residency and smoking showed a significant influence the emotional disorder among university students.
Assessment of emotional disorders in adolescents is complex.
Health services were more likely to have been contacted if there was a comorbid hyperkinetic or emotional disorder, rather than just CD.
These included a Special Forum on Services for Children with Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families held at the July 2006 Georgetown University Training Institutes, (27) a Focus Group for Parents of Children with Both Developmental and Emotional Disorders at the July 2004 Georgetown University Training Institutes, the August 2003 Georgetown University Roundtable on Children with Both Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs, and from discussions during 17 conference and teleconference presentations on the topic.
Sexual behavior that involves a criminal offense, indicates a personality or emotional disorder, reflects lack of judgment or discretion, or which may subject the individual to undue influence or coercion, exploitation, or duress can raise questions about an individual's reliability, trustworthiness and ability to protect classified information.
Several parents told of beginning a new work life in the mental health field after the diagnosis of their child with a serious emotional disorder.
In legal cases, however, a diagnosis alone is usually not enough to prove a plaintiff suffers from an emotional disorder.
Children with serious emotional disturbance are defined as persons "from birth up to age 18 who currently or at any time during the past year have had a diagnosable mental, behavior, or emotional disorder of sufficient duration to meet diagnostic criteria specified within DSM-III-R that resulted in functional impairment which substantially interferes with or limits the child's role or function in family, school, or community activities.
Through her use of materials--found objects along with made sculptural elements--Bourgeois creates physical order out of emotional disorder.
The evaluation must be conducted in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because the psychological evaluation is considered medical in that it may provide evidence that could lead to identifying a mental or emotional disorder or impairment; therefore, all psychological assessment is conducted after a conditional offer of employment.
Other factors which increased a child's chance of developing an emotional disorder included living in a single-parent household.
He concluded she suffered from a serious emotional disorder but, the judge heard, the medical services in Sussex refused to class her case as urgent.
He and his colleagues found that children placed in foster care were less likely to have an emotional disorder than were children who were institutionalized, but no significant differences were found between the prevalence of behavioral disorders between the two groups.
Anxiety is the most common emotional disorder in the United States, and its seeds are planted early in childhood.
Nearly twenty percent of all children and adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder.