Emotional and behavioral disorders in childhood and adolescence

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    subcategories. After having already reviewed conduct disorder (CD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), it makes perfect sense, to me- clearly not an expert, that perhaps changing the definition or entire idea around ADHD might produce a more serious outlook at the disorder. His recommendation to have ADHD with CD and without CD was interesting seeing that his argument is that emotional impulsivity is one of the prime components of ADHD and children with CD are impulsive with negative emotions and affect. I wonder then, does the rest of the field not feel the same about this disorder, seeing that the DSM was not changed. One of the most impactful lessons I learned from watching Barkly’s speech are the biological impacts to this disorder. Originally, in my ignorance to this disorder, I was under the impression that ADHD was both a genetic factor (a predisposition) and an environmental factor. That if the environment was not conducive for the child’s learning and behavioral development than the child would suffer more. It was my impression that if the family was aware of the child’s difficulties and adapted the environment to the child the child would be able to improve. Although after doing the readings, it became apparent to me that this was not the case, the way that Barkley describes the familial phenotype and the regions within the brain that are affected by ADHD was overwhelmingly convincing. Barkley argues that emotional impulsivity is a fundamental component of…

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    Relevance Of Intervention

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    Description of the Problem and Relevance of Intervention In 2013, an estimated 679,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect (National Statistics on Child Abuse, 2014), and in 2014, there were about 497,000 reports of child abuse and neglect in California (Kidsdata, 2014). The long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect can be profound and may endure long after the abuse or neglect occurs. The impacts of child abuse and neglect can appear in childhood, adolescence, or adulthood, and…

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    A disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorder it is a psychological disorder which is most common on childhood and adolescence. This disorders makes the child aggressive and tend to have a not great behavior. This disorders it often seen as the precursor to an antisocial personality disorders as, they are not a diagnosed is until the child is 18 years old. They have the ability to recognize the feelings of the rest of the people. The child without a CD is unable to place themselves in other…

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    Adolescence is the years from puberty to adulthood which can be difficult time for people to go though. Having to be adolescence and also struggle with a mental illness has to be difficult. During our adolescence years we are changing so much with physiological growth, physical development, emotional development, and social development. Facing adolescence year’s causes lot of change to our cognitive, social and emotional developmental and I wonder how having a mental issues can affect that. I…

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    Sociology Of Adolescence

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    antidepressants and other behavioral medications? It is common practice for parents to look for problems in their children and opt out for a quick fix such as medication or therapy. Adolescence is a time when children are meant to discover how to cope with the trials into adulthood; medical professionals and distressed parents are scrambling to find…

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    Mental Disorders

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    Mental disorders among children could affect their learning, social, and emotional behavior behavior through their lifespan. However, mental disorders among children can be treated and managed by theatrical appropriate approaches. It is important to treatment children with mental disorder by everyone who are interact with the children such as teachers, therapist, and all family members (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013). Appropriate and early treatment for children with…

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    goes through in young adulthood. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a constant feeling of sadness and/or disinterest. According to Mayo Clinic, another name for major depression is also clinical depression; this will also affect a person’s thought process, feelings and behaviors which, depending on the seriousness of the disorder, it could lead to physical and/or emotional challenges. A person who suffers from depression often have trouble completing day-to-day activities and/or…

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    Inattention - hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or in other words, a "loss of sustained attention or hyperactivity" disorder is the most common in childhood that is defined impulsive behavior. Most commonly in children and adolescents with similar growth levels could be seen [1-3]. Boys have this disorder 2 to 9 times more than girls. This disorder is more common among boys family [1,4] .ADHD in America is about 7-3% of school-age population infected and its prevalence in our country of 8 / 5-5 / 8%…

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    Child Attachment Research

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    The Differing Effects of Child Development and Attachment between Father-Child Relationships Attachment refers to the first emotional bond that develops gradually between a child and the parent and which serves to ensure the child's protection and psychological security (Gaumon, 2013). When referring to or speaking of attachment or the emotional bond that a child begins to form in early childhood, it is assumed that it is with the child’s mother instead of possibly the child’s biological…

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    Identity And Self Identity

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    The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship and process of children’s development in self identity from middle childhood to early adolescence. This paper will further explore how they are developed, and how these developments may be impacted on influences that are interwoven into self- social, biological, and cultural factors. Finally, this paper will include suggestions for future interventions in counseling, while having a better sense of awareness in middle childhood to early…

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