Behavioral Disorders

Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least 6 months and cause problems in school, at home and in social situations. Behavioral disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least 6 months and cause problems in school, at home and in social situations.Nearly everyone shows some of these behaviors at times, but behavior disorders are more serious.

Behavioral disorders may involve:

  • Inattention
  • Hyperactivity
  • Impulsivity
  • Defiant behavior
  • drug use
  • criminal activity

Behavioral disorders include:

Last Updated: 08/23/2017