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1

cri du chat

chromo 5 deletion
more common in F

crying similar to meowing kitten
unusual facial features (excessive drooling)
low birth weight
cognitive, speech and motor delays

2

prader-willi

chromo 15 defect (hypothalamus dysfunction)
stunted growth
childhood --> insatiable appitate, over-eating
adolescence --> DM II, obese

compulsive behavior, temper outbursts

3

fragile X

FMR1 gene mutation

delayed speech and language development by age 2
long and narrow face, large ears, flat feet

impaired communication and social interactions, seizures, anxiety, intellectual disability mild

4

Retts

McCP2 gene, females

problems emerge after 18 months. lose purposeful use of hands. slow growth.

5

4 learning disorders

reading
math
written expression
NOS (not otherwise specified)

6

motor disorder

development coordination disorder

7

communication disorders (4)

1)expressive language disorder (difficulty in recalling words and producing sentences, limited vocab)
2) mixed receptive-expressive language disorder (difficulty in understanding words)
3) phonological disorder
4) childhood onset fluency disorder (stutter)

8

autism spectrum

onset 2nd year of life

9

ADHD

symptoms present before age 12
types:
1. combined
2. predominately inattentive
3. predominantly hyperactive-impulsive

diagnosis: six or more of a list of critera for at least 6 months

10

conduct disorder

repetitive and persistent pattern of behaviors in which basic right of others or societal norms are violated ( 3 or more critera in past 12 months with more than 1 in last 6 months)
1. aggression to ppl or animals
2. destruction of property
3. deceitfulness or theft
4. serious violation of rules

11

oppositional defiant disorder

negativisitc, hostile and defiant behavior lasting at least 6 months during which at least four of the following present:

1. loses temper
2. argues w adults
3. actively defies or refused to comply with adults
4. deliberately annoys people
5. blames others
6. touchy or easily annoyed
7. spiteful

12

tic disorders

sudden, rapid, recurrent, non-rhythmic motor movement or vocalization

1. tourettes
2. persistent chronic motor or vocal tic disorder
3. provisionl tic disorder

13

tourettes

multiple motor and one or more vocal tics for over 1 year

14

selective mutism

failure to speak in specific social situations despite speaking in others

15

separation anxiety

inappropriate anxiety about separation form individuals or home for at least 4 weeks

16

reactive attachment disorder of infancy or childhood

distrubed social relatdness, lack of comfort-seeking behavior

17

pica

persistent eating of nonnutritive substances for 1 month

18

rumination

repeated reguritiation of food for at least one month following period of normal functions

19

encopresis

repeated passage of feces in inappropriate places involuntarily or intentional at least once per month for 3 months and at least 4 years old

20

enuresis

peeing repeatedly whether voluntary or unintentional at least 5 years old