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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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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy The central focus of therapy with oppositional defiant disorder is usually behavioral, implemented through parent training. The parent training can often be...
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Rumination Disorder Symptoms

The essential feature of rumination disorder is the repeated regurgitation and rechewing of food that develops in an infant or child after a period of normal functioning and lasts...
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