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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

Overview Individuals with autism spectrum disorder display (A) restricted or repetitive-type behaviors and (B) impairments in social communication that arise during the early developmental period. Manifestations of the disorder vary...
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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 determined by scores on standardized individually-administered tests which measure both nonverbal...
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Stereotypic Movement Disorder Symptoms

Stereotypic movement disorder symptoms include: repetitive, seemingly driven, and nonfunctional motor behavior (, hand shaking or waving, body rocking, head banging, mouthing of objects, self-biting, picking at skin or...
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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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