International classification of sleep disorders, revised
... Classification Steering Committee, Thorpy MJ, Chairman” to “American
Academy of Sleep Medicine.” This change will make the ICSD more consistent with other diagnostic classifications such as the Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition (American Psychiatric Association)
and the International ...
Acquired Stuttering: Differential Diagnosis
... Are there any other neurological signs or
Was there any neurological episode?
Is there a family history of stuttering?
Is there a personal history of stuttering?
At what age were the present dysfluencies
demonstrated for the first time?
... Elected to Fellow Status in the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Division 53 of the
American Psychological Association, August 2013. Elected as Fellow of Division 5 (Assessment and
Measurement) and Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) in August 2014.
Elected to Fellow Status in the ...
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
... This book began life in 1997 at an international research conference on anxiety disorders
in children and adolescents hosted by CURIUM, Academic Centre of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Leiden University. Up until that time, child and adolescent anxiety
disorder research was largely consumed withi ...
Dissociation in the Finnish General Population
... (ACEs). Of the individual ACEs, childhood physical punishment was associated with high somatoform dissociation.
A decile of the sample was investigated to assess the relationship between psychological and somatoform
dissociation. Those with both high psychological and high somatoform dissociation cl ...
Harmonisation of ICD–11 and DSM–V
... recurrent substance-related legal problems or continued use despite
social or interpersonal problems caused by the effects of substance
Second, some differences were construed to be conceptually
based because of explanatory statements in the ICD–10 clinical
diagnostic guidelines2 or DSM–IV–TR ...
sleep disorders in children and adolescents
... This publication is intended for professionals training or practicing in mental health and not for the general public. The opinions
expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Editor or IACAPAP. This publication seeks to
describe the best treatments and pract ...
Kluwer Academic Publishers
... the ofﬁcial diagnostic manual, the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th ed. (DSM-IV), and two chapters were added
to address schizophrenia, a topic of resurgent interest. The remaining chapters have been
revised to reﬂect recent changes in resea ...
A Psychiatric Diagnosis Primer
... encountered a wide variety of academic and work environments. There is no question that a
single theme persists in all human milieus: psychiatric morbidity, more commonly known as
Mental illness accounts for an untold loss of business and personal income, marital
disillusionment, sch ...
... 70% of phobic individuals who sought professional help did so for physical
health reasons only. In only 5–6% of social phobics without comorbid
depression, psychological problems were the main reason for seeking help.
There are certainly patient-related barriers to seeking treatment: many
phobic ind ...
ASSESSMENT OF DISORDERED EATING
... however, since dietetic professionals face the same issues as the rest of the publicincluding obesity, displaying disordered eating behaviors and exhibiting eating disorders
(Korinth, 2008). Many studies suggest that dietitians, diet technicians and dietetic
students are at greater risk for disorder ...
... 2–3% of the general population worldwide, making it more common than
other well-recognized conditions like type diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, or
HIV infection. Recent studies demonstrate that bipolar disorder is the sixth
leading cause of disability worldwide and is associated with high rates of ...
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... leading to a host of new problems related to academic underachievement
and failure in school.
It may be true that while most of the difficulties experienced by children with
ADHD, in terms of academic and non-academic performance at school, are
clearly evident in many children, it is quite another s ...
pathophysiology of attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder
... ADHD symptoms were caused by frontolimbic dysfunction
(46). These investigators suggested that weak frontal cortical
inhibitory control over limbic functions could lead to
ADHD. A review of the neurologic literature showing similarities in disinhibited behavior between adult patients with
frontal lo ...
Associations between substance use disorder and
... psychoactive properties, which means that they affect perception, thoughts and feelings.
Alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and amphetamine are examples of commonly
abused substances. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ (DSMIV) criteria for substance abuse and dependence inc ...
Acute Stress Disorder & Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
... The suggested citation for this document is:
Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (2013).
Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder
and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
ACPMH, Melbourne, Victoria.
This document is a general guide to appropriate prac ...
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
... affective flattening may smile and warm up occasionally, his or her range of emotional
expressiveness is clearly diminished most of the time. It may be useful to observe the person
interacting with peers to determine whether affective flattening is sufficiently persistent to meet
the criterion. Alo ...
... ADHD is a term used to describe a group of behavioral characteristics that are the cause of problematic
behaviors which include short attention span, trouble concentrating, distractibility, and poor impulse control.
Hyperactivity may be, but is not always, present.
As described in the Diagnostic and ...
The Relationship Between ADHD and Trait Facets of the Five
... palsy and mental deficiency, to minimal damage” was discussed by Knobloch and
Pasamanick (1959, p. 1384). This suggests that even when brain damage cannot be
detected, it would be assumed to exist. Thus, hyperactivity was viewed as a symptom of
brain damage (Ross & Ross 1976).
The concept that every ...
Perfectionism and eating disorders - The Bardone
... Kraemer, and Agras (2004) concluded that empirical work supports perfectionism as a correlate in the context of crosssectional designs and (the few existing) longitudinal designs, and as a specific correlate in studies retrospectively
assessing perfectionism. In his meta-analytic review, Stice (2002 ...
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... is worth noting that genes play a role in the development of ADHD. In any
population there will be a core group of children who, by virtue of their
genetic make up, are more prone to develop ADHD regardless of the
environmental factors surrounding them.8
There is also a dramatic difference among U.S ...
Pediatric Psychopharmacology : Principles and Practice
... the genome project and cognitive neuroscience are creating new opportunities for research in pediatric psychopharmacology, but the wise use of these tools will
require hard work, new ideas, and ingenuity. For example, genetic approaches to pathogenesis and treatment development, while very promising ...
Using the Conners 3 and Conners CBRS
... – Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type
– Combined type
• Major depressive episode and manic episode are two
building blocks for mood disorders
– Major depressive episode without any mania is the
foundation for major depressive disorder.
– Major depressive episode and manic episode are the
... he common feature of the Somatoform Disorders is the presence of physical symptoms that
suggest a general medical condition (hence, the term somatoform) and are not fully explained by
a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder
(e.g., Panic Disord ...
Body dysmorphic disorder: some key issues for DSMV - DSM-5
... DSM-V (this article is not intended to be a general or
comprehensive overview of BDD). The key issues reflect
problems with DSM-IV or concepts that are critical to
the diagnosis of BDD. In addition, research on BDD has
substantially increased since DSM-IV was developed in
the early 1990s, and thus w ...
The autism spectrum or autistic spectrum describes a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders in the fifth revision of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition (DSM-5). The DSM-5, published in 2013, redefined the autism spectrum to encompass the previous (DSM-IV-TR) diagnoses of autism, Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), Rett's disorder and childhood disintegrative disorder. These disorders are characterized by social deficits and communication difficulties, stereotyped or repetitive behaviors and interests, sensory issues, and in some cases, cognitive delays.