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  1. Auditory Processing Disorder

    Auditory processing is a term used to describe what happens when your brain recognizes and interprets the sounds around you. Humans hear when energy that we recognize as sound travels through the ear and is changed into electrical information that can be interpreted by the brain. The "disorder" pa

  2. Learning Disorder Chart

    Learning Disorder: Learning disabilities affect the ability to understand or use spoken or written language, do mathematical calculations, and coordinate movements or direct attention. These disorders are a processing deficit. Without being able to see and hear properly the information is not recei

  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across Developmental Trajectory: Cognitive Processing of Threat in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder across Developmental Trajectory: Cognitive Processing of Threat in Children, Adolescents, and Adults Everybody experiences intrusive thoughts once in a while, yet we think nothing of it most of the time. However, for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, such t

  4. Autism is a Pervasive Developmental Disorder

    Autism is a very poorly understood and extremely misrepresented disorder. Over one half million people in the U.S. today, children and adults, have autism or some form of pervasive developmental disorder (Vaccines and Autism Theory, 2001). It starts to affect the child at a very early age. Autism is

  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder which can afflict a person throughout his/her lifetime: "The individual who suffers from OCD becomes trapped in a pattern of repetitive thoughts and behaviors that are senseless and distressing but extremely di

  6. Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder is characterized by various types of episodes of affective disorder, including depression, full mania, lesser degrees of, mania called hypomania, and even mixed episodes in which mania and depression seem to coincide (1) (2) The Causes of Bipolar Disorder The

  7. Attention Deficit Disorder: What It Is and Is Not

    Attention Deficit Disorder: What It Is And Is Not Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is commonly known as a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and a short attention span, which often leads to learning disabilities and various behavioral problems. The exact definitio

  8. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Ocd

    Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disease that many people know of, but few people know about. Many people associate repeated washing of hands, or flicking of switches, and even cleanliness with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), however there are many more symptoms, and there are also explanati

  9. Some Basic Social Problems

    POVERTY Definition: Poverty refers to the condition of being unable to provide for one's basic needs such as food, clothing, housing, education, and health facilities etc. in sufficient quantities.  If poverty is defined on the basis of calorie intake or income, a quarter to one-third of the

  10. Sensory Integration Disorder

    Sharon Dickens HST 140 10/07/08 Sensory Integration Disorder in Children Sensory integration disorder (SID) is a neurological disorder causing difficulties with processing information from the five classic senses (vision, auditory, touch, olfaction, and taste), the sense of movement (vestibu

  11. Information Processing and Cognitive Development

    Information Processing and Cognitive Development Information processing is a perspective (approach) to the study of cognition and cognitive development in which the mind is likened to a computer. However, rather than focusing on mere input and output, psychologists who adhere to this approach pl

  12. Juvenl Bipolar Disorder Research Summary

    Psychology 1100 Article Summary Assignment Article’s authors: Carrie E. Bearden, David C. Glahn, Sheila Caetano, Rene L. Olvera, Manoela Fonseca, Pablo Najt, Kristina Hunter, Steve R. Pliszka and Jair C. Soares Article: Evidence for disruption in prefrontal cortical functions in juvenile bipolar

  13. Bipolar Disorder

    INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paper is to discuss bipolar disorders in adolescents. This paper will include a discussion on what bipolar disorders are. There will be a presentation of the causes and symptoms of bipolar disorders. There will be a discussion of the medical as well as the thera

  14. Borderline Personality Disorder: Affective Instability

    Running head: Borderline Personality Borderline Personality Disorder: Affective Instability Keith Milstead Walden University PSYC-8721-002 Advanced Psychopathology Abstract This paper will look at the symptomology, etiology, risk of development, cultural prevalence and co-mor

  15. The Very Misunderstood Disorder

    Every parent hopes for a healthy, happy child. Children with developmental disabilities are not always those children. Autism is one of the most misunderstood developmental disorders to date. In the past twenty years, Autism has become more predominant in this world than almost any other disorder, a

  16. What Is Borderline Personality Disorder

    Borderline personality disorder "is defined in the DSM IV, a manual used by psychiatrists to diagnose all mental disorders, as an AXIS II disorder which has symptoms of impulsively and emotional dysregulation" (Livesley 146). A person with BPD have feelings of abandonment and emptiness, and have "f

  17. Attention Deficit Disorder Essay 3

    Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is commonly known as a childhood syndrome characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and a short attention span. These often lead to learning disabilities and various behavioral problems. ADD is defined as an inability to control

  18. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    1 I have always been fascinated with behavioral disorders, especially OCD. I learned about OCD a few years ago when I was reading a medical journal. At first, it seemed like something very odd. The idea that otherwise normal people can do such strange things, and not be able to control themsel

  19. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is defined by Obsessions and Compulsions. Obsessions are thoughts, impulses, or imagers that occur repeatedly, even though the person with OCD does not want them and finds them extremely disturbing. Compulsions are behaviors or rituals. So the definition of Obs

  20. Autism Is Multifaceted Neurobiological Disorder

    Autism, it is a terrible disability that affects 1 out of every 166 children. There are more people with autism than pediatric cancer, diabetes, and AIDS combined. Autism is a multifaceted neurobiological disorder that usually lasts throughout a person's lifetime. It occurs in all racial, ethnic, an

  21. Appendix C Behavioral Science

    Axia College Material Appendix C Brain Response of Behavior Part I Note: Parts II and III follow below, complete all three. Run Multimedias 2.3 and 2.4 o Go to the Web site www.prenhall.com/morris. o Click text: Psychology: An Introduction (12th ed.) o Click “2” on

  22. Autism: Defined As The Brain Disorder

    Autism is a brain disorder that often interferes with a person's ability to speak, understand, or communicate with others around them. Before the age of three signs of autism usually start to develop, but sometimes not diagnosis until later. Parents first become concerned when they notice their chil

  23. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    There are a lot of people today who don't know what Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is. It's a type of mental illness that causes stress in everyday life. It's been discovered in children and has many symptoms. OCD can be treated in many different ways, some less complicated than others. OCD is a

  24. Autism: Brain Disorder

    Autism Autism Autism: brain disorder that begins in early childhood and persists throughout adulthood; affects three crucial areas of development: communication, social interaction, and creative or imaginative play. Prevalence For many years, the most cited statistic is that autism occurs in

  25. Eating Disorder

    What is Disordered Eating? Disordered eating is when a person's attitudes about food, weight, and body size lead to very rigid eating and exercise habits that jeopardize one`s health, happiness, and safety. Disordered eating may begin as a way to lose a few pounds or get in shape, but these behavior

  26. Did You Hear That

    There are 3 main types of hearing loss. They are conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and central auditory processing disorders. Let's examine all three types. Conductive hearing loss is what happens when sound can not be conducted efficiently from the middle and outer ea

  27. Systematic Analysis on Identifying Patterns in Crime and Disorder

    1)Crime analysis is defined as a law enforcement function that involves systematic analysis for identifying and analyzing patterns in crime and disorder. Tactical analysis includes finding crime series and identifying offenders to solve crimes. The tatical analyis is useful to investigations, specia

  28. Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning How to Help

    Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning How to Help Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD, is a neurobiological disorder affecting many people around the world. It is characterized by easy distractibility and a difficulty in staying focused on a task or activity for any period of time.

  29. Bipolar Disorder

    The Bipolar Child – A New Emergence The bipolar child is a relatively neglected childhood diagnosis that is the subject of great controversy in the fields of clinical and child psychiatry and psychology. Diagnosis and treatment of such a devastating disorder is very difficult due to several diff

  30. Reactive Attachment Disorder

    REACTIVE ATTACHMENT DISORDER Imagine a child who you cannot seem to reach. A child, who has extreme control problems, is a compulsive liar. He or she abuses animals, other children, or themselves. The thought that this child may be the cause of bad parenting or just simple adolescence is the ca