disorder

(redirected from Reactive attachment disorder)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Reactive attachment disorder: Oppositional defiant disorder
References in periodicals archive ?
This emphasis on the value of social and cognitive learning theories to assist foster and adopted children and their parents is of particular importance with regard to the use of behavioral analysis to explain and treat the behavior of children diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder (RAD).
Alternatively, other conditions, such as sensory integration dysfunction, post-traumatic stress disorder, learning disabilities, or reactive attachment disorder, may have been misdiagnosed as ADHD in this vulnerable population.
Another attachment specific instrument that we use in our clinic is The Reactive Attachment Disorder Questionnaire (Minnis, Pelosi, Knapp, & Dunn, 2001).
Due to Delana's desire to help families understand the challenges faced the first year, from meeting your child to dealing with reactive attachment disorder and special needs, she includes chapters on labor, delivery, newborn, homecoming, crawling, and forever family.
Pre-Brain Balance has an instructor/child ratio of 1:1 in each room, and our staff is specifically trained on how to handle the special needs of children who are on mild/moderate autism spectrum or have a Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) or Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD).
This is an 18-item parent-report questionnaire, used to assess Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) behaviours, a psychological disorder sometimes found in young children who have failed to form attachments with one or more primary caregivers or who have had this attachment severely disrupted (Hanson and Spratt, 2000).
We are puzzled about a diagnosis of Reactive Attachment Disorder in a middle-aged man, and we consider the use of the term "attachment disorder" tout court to be meaningless.
Reactive attachment disorder can occur when the potential for healthy development is damaged and a child has difficulty forming loving, lasting, intimate relationships.