Essays Tagged: "Rett Syndrome"

Autism Profile

rum as a group of five disorders that vary in severity. Those five disorders are Autistic Disorder, Rett's Disorder, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Ausperger's Disorder, and Pervasive Developmenta ...

(9 pages) 135 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Autism.

different diagnoses are: Autistic Disorder, Asperger's Disorder, Persuasive Developmental Disorder, Rett's Disorder and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.Autistic Disorder includes impairments in soci ... ia for a specific diagnosis, but there is a severe and persuasive impairment in specified behaviors.Rett's Disorder is a progressive disorder, which has occurred only in girls. It includes a period of ...

(8 pages) 178 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Autism.

differentiate between autism and schizophrenia. The other pervasive developmental disorders include Rett's disorder, child disintegrative disorder and Asperger's disorder. DSM-IV was introduced to fac ... rder and Asperger's disorder. DSM-IV was introduced to facilitate pervasive developmental disorders.Rett's disorder is very rare and only found in girls. It begins in the first or second year of life ...

(3 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Rett Syndrome was first described by Dr. Andreas Rett in

Rett Syndrome was first described by Dr. Andreas Rett in 1966 but was unknown in the United States u ... es until 1983. Rett Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects mainly women. Boys who develop Rett Syndrome usually die early, are stillborn, or miscarried. Rett Syndrome is frequently misdiagno ... iagnosed as autism, cerebral palsy, or a non-specific developmental delay. The signature symptom of Rett Syndrome is that the child is born normal and healthy. They usually develop normally until 6 to ...

(9 pages) 2405 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Rett Syndrome: A Rare Incurable Disorder

Rett Syndrome is a rare and incurable disorder unknown to many people. According to the Encyclopaedi ... is a rare and incurable disorder unknown to many people. According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica:"Rett syndrome [is a] rare progressive neurological disorder thatcauses mental retardation, compulsiv ... the head to grow with age, and the increased presence ofammonia in the blood." ("Brittannica" par 1)Rett syndrome primarily affects only females; however there are some cases where males are affected ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases