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Some Of The More Common Signs Of An Emotional Disturbance Are: Aggression – this can come in the form of hitting, pushing, yelling, throwing objects or trying to injure pets or other people Hyperactivity – this is usually classified as an. There must also be an inability to either build or maintain relationships, beyond the norm for their age group. There is usually even a general unhappiness. 1 Aggressive Behavior.

A child who is emotionally disturbed will likely exhibit aggressive behavior, and will often attempt to hurt others. According to the Sevier County Public School System, aggression is the symptom reported most commonly in children who are emotionally disturbed. A child’s action often involves hitting or kicking other students, getting up from assigned seating. Children and youth identified as having an emotional disturbance represent 8.1% of all students ages 6-21 being served under IDEA (U.S.

Department of Education, 2002). An emotional disturbance is more common in boys than in girls. Externalizing Behaviors (continued) Externalizing behaviors can also involve disruptive and aggressive actions, such as hitting, fighting, yelling out, destroying property, and stealing.

These students do not follow teacher corrections, do not complete assignments, and they are often excluded by peers. 2. Emotional disturbance may also affect cognitive, physical, or social skills.

Children who have been diagnosed as emotionally disturbed may display characteristics of hyperactivity, immaturity, learning difficulties, withdrawal, aggression, or self-injurious behavior. Hyperactivity is characterized by an impulse behavior, inability to concentrate or to sit still and interrupting conversations or talking too much, explains Shouting unnecessarily, roughing up other people or pets, throwing objects angrily or hurting oneself are signs of aggression, which is a major symptom of people who are emotionally disturbed. However, two warning signs tend to cross over into all categories and signal that you should consult with an emotional health professional experienced in kids’ psychology: Extremes or peculiarity. The Federal Register notice defines the terms “children with a serious emotional disturbance” and “adults with a serious mental illness” (SAMHSA, 1993, p. 29422).

Pub. L. 102-321 defines children with an SED to be people “from birth up to age 18 who currently or at any. E. A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems.

Emotional disturbance includes schizophrenia. The term does not apply to students who are socially maladjusted, unless it is determined that they have an emotional disturbance.

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Young children also express signs and symptoms of grief in their emotional states, such as irritability or lethargy, and in severe cases, mutism.

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Watch in particular for these signs: excessive distress, crying, irritability, hopelessness, frustration; ready agitation, fear of leaving home; worrying hours, days, or weeks ahead; avoidance of social activities or resistance to going to school.

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Wiley, 2009

Students exposed to such behavior may show symptoms of stress, express excessive worry about school, demonstrate negative self-perceptions, and verbalize fear of physical harm by the teacher.

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Students who are victims or witnesses of violent behaviors develop specific emotional and psychosocial distress symptoms, including pervasive fear, feelings

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For another, young children often don’t realize they are feeling anxiety—which they may express not by words but by behaviors such as clinging, crying, or freezing, and in physical symptoms such as stomachache, headache, fatigue, anorexia, or insomnia.

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Students usually identify signs and symptoms such as frustration, irritability, absent-mindedness, lack of interest, avoidance, loneliness, worry, and poor sleep.

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Some of the more common symptoms of unsatisfactory emotional adjustment include resistance to learning, speech problems, excessive day dreaming, oversensitivity, extreme dependence on peers or adults, resistance to the requirements of the classroom or the group, temper tantrums, etc.

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depression Mental state characterized by feelings of sadness, loneliness, despair, low self-esteem, and self-reproach; accompanying signs include psychomotor retardation or, at times, agitation, withdrawal from interpersonal contact, and vegetative symptoms, such as insomnia and anorexia.

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by Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008

Their emotions can become prime targets of social control because students sometimes feel ill at ease when publicly discussing their emotions.

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Studies have shown that several dimensions (i.e., conduct disorder, anxiety–withdrawal, immaturity, and socialized aggression) are consistently found in special education classes for students who are emotionally disturbed.

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  • Thanks for the informative video!! I’m writing a research paper on EBD (what it is, an interview, and effective classroom/teaching strategies) and this is so great! Exactly what I was looking for!

  • as someone that was diagnosed as emotionally disturbed who is now in his 30’s i can tell you i would’ve loved to have a teacher like her.

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