Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increaDisorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increase in impulsivity, hyperactivity, as well as difficulty sustaining attention in an activity for a period of time I continued. When this type of behavior is persistent, more frequent and higher than usual in children of age intensity, ends up affecting their school performance and their relations in various areas of their lives. According to the predominant symptoms in the child, the three types of ADHD are the inattentive (inattention), the hyperactive-impulsive, and combined, to comply with symptomatology of both types simultaneously. The origin of this disease is highly genetic and is due to a malfunction of some neurotransmitters (messengers) of the area of the brain responsible for executive system that dominates the ability of concentration and attention. Moreover, in many cases, children affected by ADHD also suffer from other disorders such as depression, anxiety or learning disorders. Therefore, it is important to establish proper treatment appropriate to each patient's diagnosis, but usually psychotherapy with specialized academic support and guidance of parents combined.
Eating disorders are serious deviations from the behavior that manifest as eating patterns hazardous to health. The common causes and symptoms of thisEating disorders are serious deviations from the behavior that manifest as eating patterns hazardous to health. The common causes and symptoms of this disease include excessive concern about having the desired shape, a distorted view of the body and low self-esteem. Disorders of the most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Tables of anorexia, the person avoids eating, taking laxatives and diuretics, or even to follow slimming performed intense physical exercise, endangering his life. Instead, bulimia alternating periods when the person eats excessive amounts of food binge, followed by purging processes and self-induced vomiting to eliminate and compensate for overeating accompanied by a sense of guilt. In these cases, the emergency treatment of patients is very important, through a comprehensive plan that includes psychotherapy and continuous monitoring. In severe cases, the admission of patients to a specialized center for treatment is necessary.
Depressive disorders in childhood refers to the state of depression may suffer a child. The most common symptoms to discover if a child suffers from Depressive disorders in childhood refers to the state of depression may suffer a child. The most common symptoms to discover if a child suffers from depression are, unlike adults symptoms (low mood and inability to be happy), discouragement, unmotivated fatigue, irritability, indecisiveness, negative feelings about yourself and feelings of inadequacy and failure. Childhood depression can be treated with both psychotherapeutic action, which should extend to the family environment of the child, or in severe cases with a psychotropic drug treatment with antidepressants (AD). Other recommended drugs, according to a ruling the expert, are the benzodiazepines, antipsychotics neuroleptics, carbamazepine, lithium salts or sympathomimetic. ...
Child psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of mental disorders and behavior of children, from birth through adolescence. Generally, in the treatment of these disorders the administration of specific drugs for each specific pathology is combined with psychotherapy. Generally, the psychiatrist works with a professional expert in child psychology, which is a branch of psychology focused on the study of behavior and physical, motor, cognitive, perceptual, emotional and social development of children. Thus, therapies can be applied to solve childhood mental and behavioral disorders. ...
Depression is a mood disorder characterized mainly by prolonged and severe feelings of sadness associated with other symptoms and abnormal thinking and behavior, such as over-pessimistic ideas, lack of energy, sleep disturbance and appetite, or decreased interest and activity level. To distinguish a depressive disorder every passing state of sadness, the diagnosis of a psychiatrist is needed. There are several types of depressive disorders, by cause: endogenous depression, triggered by genetic or biological factors (hormonal changes or neurotransmitters that transmit nerve impulses in the brain); reactive depression generated by poor adaptation to external circumstances and environmental factors of strong emotional impact; minor depression or dysthymia, which are presented only some less intense symptoms normally associated with personality disorders and prolonged stress; or depression "masked", manifested by organic and functional disorders (somatization) and cardiovascular disorders, dizziness ... The therapist indicates what is the best treatment for each person, but basically will focus on psychotherapy sessions.
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