Neurodevelopmental disorders

Iain McClure, Matthew Smith

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Abstract

How do we know when a child is developing normally? In terms of physical development, we have numerous indicators, ranging from height and weight to dexterity and strength. But what about the development of intellect, emotional stability, or the ability to create and maintain social relationships? How do we know what is normal in the first place? And what should we do when a child’s development in one of these areas appears to be impaired? Is it the child that should be adjusted, or the environment in which the child lives?
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationAn Introduction to Mental Health and Illness
EditorsMatt Savelli, James Gillett, Gavin Andrews
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter9
Pages179-203
Number of pages25
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 4 Nov 2019

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Aptitude
Child Development
Weights and Measures
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Physical
Social Relationships
Intellect
Emotion

Keywords

  • development
  • child development
  • neurodevelopmental disorders

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McClure, I., & Smith, M. (Accepted/In press). Neurodevelopmental disorders. In M. Savelli, J. Gillett, & G. Andrews (Eds.), An Introduction to Mental Health and Illness (pp. 179-203). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
McClure, Iain ; Smith, Matthew. / Neurodevelopmental disorders. An Introduction to Mental Health and Illness. editor / Matt Savelli ; James Gillett ; Gavin Andrews. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. pp. 179-203
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