Behaviour disorders , known in DSM-5 (APA, 2013) by Disorders Disruptive of Control Impulses and Behavior, relate to problems self-monitoring behavior and emotions; conduct that violates rights of others (aggression, destruction ...) or lead the person to conflicts against social norms or persons of authority.
Features of Troubles disruptive Control impulses and Behavior:
When we are dealing with a case of disorder behavior, the highlight is that the boys are aggressive, with difficulties in social relationships both with peers and with adults and generally costs them obey.
in addition, given anger, seek external fault, lies and there may be theft or cruel actions towards other people and / or animals.
Even so, it is necessary to note that there are a number of diagnostic criteria that will lead to skilled professionals to differentiate to what disorder behavior we are or whether it is transient behavior altering behavior.
A. Pattern persistent inattention and / or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with the functioning or development, which is characterized by (1) and / or (2):
Inattention : Six (or more) of the following symptoms have persisted for at the least 6 months to a degree that does not match the level of development that directly affects social activities and academic / work:
Six (or more) of the following symptoms have persisted for at the least 6 months to a degree that does not match the level of development that directly affects social activities and academic / work:
B. Some symptoms of inattention or hyperactive-impulsive were present before age 12.
C. Several symptoms of inattention or hyperactive-impulsive are present in two or more settings (eg, at home, at school or at work;.. With friends or relatives in other activities).
D. There is clear evidence that symptoms interfere with functioning social work, academic or, or reduce the quality of them.
E. The symptoms do not occur exclusively during the course of schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder and are not better accounted for by another mental disorder (p. Eg., Disorder of mood, anxiety disorder, dissociative disorder, personality disorder, . intoxication or substance withdrawal)
Finally, note that can be diagnosed ADHD combined display, if the criteria are met inattentive and hyperactive / impulsive; Presentation ADHD predominantly inattentive, if the criteria for Inattention but not hyperactivity / impulsivity are met; or ADHD predominantly hyperactive Presentation / impulsive, if the criteria of hyperactivity / impulsivity are met, but not inattentive.
According to the DSM-5 (diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), the diagnostic criteria are:
A. A pattern anger / irritability, discussions / defiant or vindictiveness that lasts at least six months, which manifests at least four symptoms of any of the following categories and exhibited during the interaction at least with an individual who is not a brother .
Anger / irritability
Discussions / defiant attitude
B. This disorder of the behavior is associated with discomfort in the individual or others in their immediate social environment (ie, family, group of friends, coworkers) or have a negative impact on social, educational, occupational or other important areas.
C. the behaviors do not occur exclusively during the course of a psychotic disorder, substance use disorder, a depressive disorder or a bipolar . In addition, no criteria for a disorder disturbing deregulation of mood are met.
According to the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) diagnostic criteria are:
A. A repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others are not respected, the standards or own social rules of age, which is manifested by the presence in the last twelve months at least three of the following criteria fifteen in any of the following categories, having at least one in the last six months:
Aggression to people and animals (criteria 1-7), destruction of property (criteria 8 and 9), deceit or theft (criteria 10-12) and breach grave of standards (criteria 13-15):..
B. disorder behavior causes significant distress clinically in occupational social areas, academic or
C. If the age of the individual is 18 years or older, no criteria for antisocial personality are met.
Lack of remorse or guilt: Do not feel bad or guilty when you do something wrong (do not count expressing remorse only when surprised or before a punishment). The individual shows a general lack of concern about the negative consequences of their actions. For example, the individual feels no remorse after damage to someone or worries about the consequences of breaking the rules
Insensitive, devoid of empathy. Ignores not concerned about the feelings of others . This individual is described as cold and indifferent. The person seems more concerned about the effects of their actions on themselves than on others, even when they cause appreciable harm to others
Carefree for performance. It does not show concern about a deficit or problematic performance school, work or other important activities. The individual does not make the necessary effort to achieve good performance even when expectations are clear, and often blame others for their underperformance
Affection surface or poor. It does not express feelings or show emotions the other, except in a way that seems little sense, insincere or superficial (eg with actions that contradict the expressed emotion;.. you can "connect" or "disconnect" emotions quickly) or when it resorts to emotional expressions for benefits (p. eg., expresses emotions to manipulate or intimidate others).
A. recurrent outbursts in behavior that reflect a lack of impulse control, aggressiveness, manifested by one of the following:
B. The magnitude of aggressiveness expressed during recurrent bursts is quite out of proportion to any provocation or precipitating psychosocial stressor.
C. Recurrent aggressive outbursts are unpremeditated (ie, they are impulsive or provoked by anger) nor pursue any tangible purpose (p. Eg., Money, power, intimidation).
D. Aggressive outbursts provoke recurring discomfort in the individual marking alter their work performance or relationships, have financial or legal consequences.
E. The individual has a chronological age of six years at least (or an equivalent level of development).
F. Aggressive outbursts recurrent are not better accounted for by another mental disorder (p. Eg., Disorder, major depressive, bipolar disorder, disruptive deregulation mood, psychotic disorder, antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality), or can be attributed to other medical condition (p. g., head trauma, Alzheimer's disease) or physiological effects of a substance (p. g., drug, medication). In children aged between 6 and encompassed 18 years, aggressive behavior that is part of an adjustment disorder should not be assigned him this diagnosis.
From Atenea Clinic we focus primarily on enabling the user to know and ahead of possible situations that are going to upset carry potential and an inadequate reaction: find the cause of these behaviors, detect when given, If the cause is external or internal, redirect the thoughts to seek alternatives to their possible reaction, etc. We seek consciousness and self-control so that their behavior will redirigiéndose and enable him to himself for proper personal development.
In parallel and heading to parents or people living with young people with impaired behavior, we seek to provide support and guidance to learn how to manage behavior and improve the family environment, retaking control of the situation, learning how to talk and how to establish a rapport to leave behind the fights and screams. To do this, we have the service Psychologist home where the psychologist moves to the home of the young, where direct observation facilitates know and understand the real situation and bring more appropriate to the needs tools.
In addition , perform counseling in schools, jointly developing an individualized order to intervene and redirect behavior problems that occur in this environment plan.
with the in order to give maximum strategies to boys with conduct disorder, group social skills workshops are held, where under the supervision of an expert psychologist situations are created peer serve them as a model to learn how to manage their real life.
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