The most common symptoms for Pervasive Developmental Disorders often include problems with communication, such as difficulty in understanding language or events, lack of eye contact, difficulty with changes in routine, and even difficulty in cuddling.
chronic disorders are characterized by a slow onset and long duration (:
Charles Hulme has written: 'Science of Reading' 'Developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition' -- subject(s): Cognition disorders in children, Developmental disabilities, Language disorders in children
Children with reading disorders have difficulty recognizing and interpreting letters and words
Heikki Lyytinen has written: 'Comorbidity and Developmental Neurocognitive Disorders' 'The Neuropsychology of Developmental Dyslexia'
There is one type of autism. However, there are multiple types of pervasive developmental disorders, of which autism is one. The pervasive developmental disorders, also known as autism spectrum disorders, include five disorders that affect social and communication skills as well as motor and language skills. The five disorders are: Classic Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Persuasive Developmental Disorder (PDD-NOS), Rett's Syndrome and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.
Any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits.
Pervasive Developmental Disorders,or PDD, are a range of disorders in which young children display delays in skills, especially social skills. Autism falls into this category, as does Asperger's syndrome and Rett's syndrome.
People with learning disorders have difficulty with reading, writing, mathematics, or a combination of the three
Relating to or characterized by the proliferation of cells of the bone marrow
Epilepsy is a group of neurologic disorders characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures. A single seizure is not the same as a diagnosis of epilepsy.
Peroxisomal disorders are a group of congenital (existing from birth) diseases characterized by the absence of normal peroxisomes in the cells of the body.
No, but both are classified as mood disorders.
No. They are not preventable, as far as science currently knows.
V79.9 (Special screening for mental disorders and developmental handicaps; unspecified mental disorder and developmental handicap)
Asperger's syndrome, autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDDNOS), and Rett's syndrome.
No. For example, someone might be born with an extra finger, which is a congenital disorder, but live a completely normal life otherwise.
It is a possible outcome of a large number of rare inherited and developmental disorders
Onset insomnia� difficulty falling asleep at the beginning of the night, often associated with anxiety disorders. Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia - Insomnia characterized by difficulty returning to sleep after awakening in the middle of the night or waking too early in the morning. Also referred to as nocturnal awakenings. Encompasses middle and terminal insomnia. Middle insomnia - waking during the middle of the night, difficulty maintaining sleep. Often associated with pain disorders or medical illness. Terminal (or late) insomnia is early morning waking. Characteristic of clinical depression.
Impulse control disorders are characterized by an inability to resist the impulse to perform an action that is harmful to one's self or others. This is a relatively new class of personality disorders, and the most common of these are.