And some people will see it and think, `I'm not that bad, so I don't have an eating disorder
,' '' she said.
Brooks says eating disorders
involve not just binging or starving but, as in Wheeler's case, obsession: "Besides anorexia and bulimia, eating disorders
or body image problems can take the form of intense preoccupation with weight and appearance, purging or obsessive dieting, and changes in social functioning.
She wrote in her book Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder
(2001, Jessica Kingsley,) "I wanted things to go by the rules--and my rules at that
Thomas Grisso, Double Jeopardy: Adolescent Offenders with Mental Disorders
If we cannot recognize a disorder
when we see one, because we do not want to hurt someone's feelings, we have taken a decisive step away from love, healing and civilization itself.
Finding a genetic link, however, doesn't mean that fate determines who will end up with an eating disorder
A child might even express the same disorder
with different symptoms (or not express the symptoms at all) in different contexts.
More recently, researchers have raised important questions about any causal link between disorder
and crime because they say the two are, essentially, the same thing.
This article addresses difficulties with the diagnosis of bipolar disorder
in children; provides a description of bipolar disorder
in adults and children; presents a case study; discusses appropriate assessment, treatment, and program planning for children; and discusses implications and recommendations for school counselors according to the ASCA National Standards for School Counseling Programs.
Depressive symptoms and disorder
are found in a significant proportion of young people, with long-lasting detrimental effects (Rice, Harold and Thapar, January, 2002).
Studies by several groups have shown that exposing pregnant rats to certain phthalates (di-n-butyl, diethylhexyl phthalate or butyl benzyl phthalate) during the period of sexual differentiation of the pups results in a collection of disorders
in the male offspring similar to TDS disorders
in men (Fisher et al.
More than half of those also suffered from a major episode of depression along with the usual manic episodes of euphoria or unusual cheerfulness associated with the disorder
, which usually manifests itself at the age of 19 years or slightly younger.
One in five adults has some type of diagnosable mental-health disorder
, such as major depression, bipolar disorder
, suicidal tendencies, schizophrenia, panic disorders
, post-traumatic stress, and anorexia and bulimia nervosa, according to the Center for Mental Health Services.
Large surveys indicate 10%-15% of children in various communities meet formal diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder
, making this the most common class of pediatric psychiatric disorders
, John C.
Called Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder
from Childhood Through Adulthood (Touchstone Publishers, 1995), it changed Ms.