Behavioral Disorders Are More than Just "Misbehaving"
People all over the country and around the world suffer from significant behavioral disorders. If you're experiencing hyperactivity, impulsivity, distractibility, boredom, frustration, or the inability to focus or follow directions, you could be exhibiting signs typically found in behavioral disorders. These disorders affect children and adults, and they can make it difficult to function appropriately in school, at work, and even in relationships.
Common behavioral disorders include:
All of these disorders are legitimate medical conditions and cannot simply be attributed to misbehaving. However, since many of them appear during the pre-adolescent years, they can, unfortunately, be mistaken for poor behavior or childhood mischief.
When children and adults exhibit certain behavioral patterns over time, it indicates something could be neurologically wrong. These behavioral disorders could be hereditary, or be caused by a chemical imbalance, changes in the brain, or possibly a head injury. In addition, there may be nutritional deficiencies or undetectable physical ailments exacerbating the situation.