Encopresis Symptoms

The essential feature of Encopresis is repeated passage of feces into inappropriate places (, the child’s clothing or on the floor). Most often this is involuntary but occasionally it...
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Asperger’s Disorder Symptoms

Asperger’s Disorder is a syndrome that typically appears first in childhood, and is primarily characterized by a person’s difficulty in everyday social interactions with others. For instance, a person...
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Conduct Disorder Symptoms

The essential feature of Conduct Disorder is a repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior by a child or teenager in which the basic rights of others or major age-appropriate...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms

Note: Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, & Rett’s disorder have been subsumed under the name “Autism Spectrum Disorder” in the 2013-published Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual...
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Stuttering Symptoms

The essential feature of Stuttering is a disturbance in the normal fluency and time patterning of speech that is inappropriate for the individual’s age. This disorder is most commonly...
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Expressive Language Disorder Symptoms

The essential feature of Expressive Language Disorder is an impairment in expressive language development in a child as demonstrated by scores on standardized individually administered measures of expressive language...
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Disorders & Conditions

Reactive Attachment Disorder Symptoms

Reactive attachment disorder can develop when a child fails to receive adequate comfort and nurturing from caregivers. It is grouped under “Trauma-and-Stressor-Related Disorders” in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of...
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