1. runawaybunny

    Society pays heavy price for failure to diagnose and treat conduct disorder

    Much greater awareness, improved diagnosis and enhanced treatment are all required in order to reduce the burden on society of the severe behavioural condition conduct disorder, according to a new expert review led by the University of Bath (UK). Conduct Disorder (CD), which is a common and...
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    Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to reduced brain connectivity

    More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently in the brains of the children who...
  3. R

    Meltdown and memory loss

    my 11 year old has always had trouble getting to sleep. Tonight he came back down and got very aggressive (pushing and shoving and throwing things). It took 20 Mins to get him to stop. I almost called an ambulance. Afterwards he was very hot, disoriented and claimed to remember none of it. I...
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    Childhood aggression linked to deficits in executive function

    Primary school children with reduced cognitive skills for planning and self-restraint are more likely to show increased aggression in middle childhood A new study finds that deficits in executive function -- a measure of cognitive skills that allow a person to achieve goals by controlling their...