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Behavioral disorders are a combination of behavioral and emotional disturbances that affect an individual. Many mental health disorders are more prevalent in a specific gender, but it is the severity of the symptoms and onset of the diagnosis that set a larger contrast. In addition to gender, behavioral disorders may be more common in certain cultures and are also related to an individual’s environmental factors. The entry examines various types of behavioral disorders that may be more frequently diagnosed in a specific gender.

Behavioral Disorders

Behavioral disorders are a broad category that encompasses several types of mental health diagnoses including both behavioral symptoms and emotional symptoms. Some of the more general types of mental health disorders that include behavioral disorders are neurodevelopmental, bipolar, depressive, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, ...

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