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behavior disorder

[bi′hāv·yər dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
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The prevalence of emotional disorder among university students in this study is very high (48.
In contrast to research on specific personality measures and their success or lack of success in identifying specific emotional disorders, there is a lack of data on the use of multiple measures to assess emotional disturbance.
Prout (23) reviewed sixteen studies that reported between 25% and 48% of children with intellectual disabilities have emotional disorders as well.
Not a single family member reported that a child with a serious emotional disorder was cared for in a day care or after school center.
While emotional disorders like post-traumatic stress can develop as a result of psychological injuries like loss and emotional abuse, they also commonly follow physical and neurological injuries.
Almost a third of those who had emotional disorders in 2004 had them three years later.
Children with emotional disorders are a diverse group that differs from adult populations in several ways.
They have established population parameters for emotional disorder (depression and anxiety) and suicidal ideas and behavior (Links, Boyle, & Offord, 1989; Joffe, Offord, & Boyle, 1988).
She and her colleagues at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health have identified two relatively new pediatric eating disorder diagnoses that they think belong outside the EDNOS category: food avoidance emotional disorder and selective eating.
These eight had reported no marked signs of anxiety or emotional disorder as undergraduates, the investigators say.