Emotional and behavioral disorders in childhood and adolescence

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  • Dsm-Iv And Barkley Case Analysis

    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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  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy Essay

    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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  • Sociology Of Adolescence

    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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  • Facing Adolescence Research

    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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  • Summary Of Erikson's Theory Of Psychosocial Development

    alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs which cause a spectrum physical, emotional, and psychological problems that can prevent healthy development through these stages and persist into adulthood (National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW), 2013). During the first year of life an infant learns to either trust or mistrust people in general, depending on how well caregivers respond to his or her needs. In the next couple of years, as the toddler masters motor skills, he or she will…

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  • Identity And Self Identity

    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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  • Infancy/Toddlerhood Case Study

    Nicole is a 17 year old who identifies as female, Caucasian and bisexual. The presenting problem is that the client is seeking treatment to address issues related to anger, fear of abandonment, and impulsive and destructive behaviors (i.e. physical aggression, cutting, purging, sexual reactivity, and suicidal ideation). She has been hospitalized numerous times and currently resides in a treatment center for adolescents. She comes from a family of high socioeconomic status. She has struggled with…

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  • The Grinch From The Famous Tale How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    during childhood or adolescences. These individuals also start fights and engage in law breaking behaviors. There people are probably the bullies in the school. “The purpose of bullying is to harm, seek revenge, or personally attack an individual” (Gibbone & Manson 2010). They are very good liars and very arrogant. There reason they have short term relationship is because they manipulate the people they do socialize with in order to get what they want and feel like they have power. Another…

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  • Binge Eating Disorders Affecting Teenagers

    Why binge eating disorders affect more to teenagers? Every three teenagers who seek treatment for their weight are compulsive eaters. In 1959, Albert Stunkard (a professor of the University of Pennsylvania) was the first person to describe binge eating as a medical disorder in obese people. In a study done with a group of patients with obesity, Stunkard made the observation that each of the patients had a pattern of nocturnal ingestion in which he called it “Night Eating Syndrome.” However, in…

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  • Erikson's Model Of Psychosocial Development

    Transitioning from childhood into an adolescent can be challenging. One area of focus is their psychosocial development. “According to psychologist Erik Erikson’s model of psychosocial development, children begin to struggle with their sense of identity when entering adolescent, when they begin the transition to adulthood” (Global Post, 2015, para 3). The adolescents may become vulnerable to a disorder known as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). “From a developmental perspective,…

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