Scope of developmental neuropsychiatry

The scope of developmental neuropsychiatry is broad(2) and includes the following.

1. Neurodevelopmental disorders that are described in other chapters of this book, including attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders ( Chapter... 9.2.3), pervasive developmental disorders and childhood-onset schizophrenia ( Chapter ..9.2.2), obsessive- compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome (Chapter .9.2.6), and specific developmental disorders (Chapter.. 9.2.1).

2. Neurogenetic disorders with behavioural phenotypes including both cytogenetic and metabolic disorders, several of which are also reviewed in Chapter 10.5.1.

3. Teratogenic exposure from both organic and inorganic toxins. In these cases, behavioural dysfunction is the result of gestational substance abuse with alcohol and other substances or exposure to inorganic metals.

4. Endocrinopathies.

5. Traumatic brain injury.

6. Other neurological disorders (e.g. epilepsy).

Break Free From Passive Aggression

Break Free From Passive Aggression

This guide is meant to be of use for anyone who is keen on developing a better understanding of PAB, to help/support concerned people to discover various methods for helping others, also, to serve passive aggressive people as a tool for self-help.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment