BEHAVIOR DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLES

n. a group of more specific behavioral difficulties which are perceived in children and adolescents. These emotional and behavioral problems are hardly separable, and they are commonly observed in the educational setting. Thus, the term is often considered in school placement and special education.

BEHAVIOR DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLES: "When behavior disorders of childhood and adolescence occur over a longer duration and to a marked degree, they can hamper you from getting a good education."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BEHAVIOR DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavior-disorders-of-childhood-and-adolescence/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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