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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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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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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.

  • I want to see a therapist about my emotions and serious self doubts but I don’t think my parents will be okay with it and get mad or say “you’re fine! You don’t need a therapist and it’s to expensive!” And I don’t know what else to do! Do you have any suggestions on what I could do?

  • I get annoyed when people follow me around everywhere. Or even worse when they think I can’t tell that they are following me around.

  • But why some people could be feeling that very deep need to be popular?! Isn’t not be they feel they missed something precious in life that they wanna win back but by not a proper way?!
    And If they don’t have good company that can be worse for these people, by my understanding?!

  • And people can have real fears so take this as a grain of salt becuse thy did not take into account into meantal health this is just General thy don’t know your life thy are small tips

  • Funny social media actuslly doesn’t really cause me issues I’m not there for likes I’m not there to gain popularity im there cause it takes me away from my reality that I live in and helps me out virtually all of my personal issues have happened due to irl causes NOT social media

  • wow you don’t know what your are talking about. this does not make someone unstable. you are obviously not a psychologist. go to school

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  • id say I’m about 20% insecure I try to impress people sometimes and I worry about negative comments when something is off about me

  • Read the Bible and you will gain life wisdom and lasting confidence. You will know the direction and purpose of life. You won’t worry about this petty stuff (what other people think, or likes on social media) anymore. You will only focus on what’s truly important in life and what truly matters.

  • I never had social media like Facebook or Myspace growing up besides Youtube. I don’t see the point of connecting with high school friends when everybody disappears after school is over, and the ones that are still in contact with you will have your number or text message instead. But I also know in the end it wouldn’t matter because I know those people will get a husband or wife and start a family and have no more time to hang out anymore. Knowing this, I never got on board with social media besides Youtube.

  • For number #9 just imagine me getting hurt no one helping me like ik they got there own problems but I need help here to egt to doctor

  • I lost my first love because of shyness and immaturity, but now I wanna a confidante person who not so much care about what people think. I appreciate your point that all people are think that what other people think about them, it’s just am illusion. People are busy with there own life, they don’t much care about what happened in others life,even if they comment about our action it not mean that they really care about it.

  • I’m confident I can actually say that everything I’ve tried my best to accomplish I have and it never came easy. Now only if I new how to help the ones I love build there confidence and not be so negative about them selves

  • I donut necessarily agree with #1 & #8 because I’ve always wanted to be famous & big through the music I’ve always wanted to be walk the red carpet. Which I will in fact do one day. & some people have ADHD which makes them indecisive. But yet again everyone has insecurities we aren’t perfect you guys. Have a nice day ����

    An overwhelming desire to be popular 0:36
    Doubts about their appearance 1:20
    Caring about someone else’s opinion 2:14
    Their reaction to refusal 2:58
    High expectations 3:46
    Jealousy 4:36
    Devaluation 6:05
    Indecisiveness 6:35
    Being possessive of others 8:24

  • The first would be conflict resolution strategies. I do this at my work and teaches students to problem solve it takes practice, but with consistent practice this is an important skill to have in your tool box because it requires good listening, which leads to being able to compromise. Compromise takes two or more people’s thoughts and suggestions and likely brings win, win situations which builds relationships and knowledge of how others feel and think.

  • The teacher says to ask the child, “What’s wrong?” And she rewards the kids with junk food and junk technology. More destruction dished out. Wrong! They will learn to make choices for the sake of what they get rather than the internal satisfaction of feeling goo about themselves and learning skills to be appropriately social when tangible rewards are not given, which is what is the norm.

  • It’s a good n meaningful video, but a wrong title. It could be “How to improve self confidence ” rather than emotional instability.

  • I Just Love Myself. I am So Much Confident In What I Have. I am Happy always. My Creator Had Given Me all The Things I Deserve and I Want ��

  • I think all this is in our Brain… If we control brain we can control everything… And whatever your life is there will be always ups n down.. Only you have to carry yourself up..��

  • i am not confident about my goal, this movie help to let me know that I care too much about other’s opinion and I am trying to fix it up. Thank you.

  • Why all those things are reflection of me? I just realized how insecure I am. From now on I will change my perspective and my unpleasant attitude. Thank you for this video, Brightside. This is so helpful! ����

  • I bought a house in a low income government housing area because it was super cheap but I wish I spent the extra money because im surrounded by baby sooky plastic gangster’s. Its like “im so tuff that I can’t take personal feedback” “im going to yell at this one and that one for saying something about me” etc… Im drowning in it.

  • This is a great, quick video for this subject that can be easy to watch and not boring. Not to be picky, but check your spelling of conduct (you forgot the /n/, just so you know). Thanks for the information, great video!

  • I wish I could know what caused this for me when I was 8. It still haunts me. I used to self harm, shut down and cry when overwhelmed, crumple papers. I struggled hard with math and was diagnosed with PTSD at 10. Medications weren’t helping. I guess how does a psychologist help this now?

  • Great job, Ate Kates, for your research and editing of this video! I’m so proud of you.:D Much love and prayers from the Philippines.

  • Don’t worry what others think about you so much otherwise you’ll never be confident in who you are.

    Be easier on yourself. If u make a mistake, don’t get mad. There are better times coming and the bad moments in your life will pass. Everyone has flaws that they can’t Change. It’s not just you. Stop thinking that the way you’re living or thinking is wrong. You be you and let others be them.
    Stop comparing yourself to others

  • Neptune township nj put emotional disturbed in my iep even though my mother had admitted to drinking heavily during her pregnancywith me why did they not remove it they just added fetal alcohol syndrome to my iep
    Me and my mom hate that even though i made honor roll neptune township public schools in nj insisted on placing me in special education any way like why. neptune township nj didnt care that i was passing grades they just wanted to place me any way in 3rd grade in special ed classes in shark river hills elementry in 1999 for 3rd grade lisa place was the name of the special education teacher. In nj once a child is placed in special ed parents cannot get them out. so when i was 15 and my aunt got custody of me and i was in Clifton high school they looked at what neptune township did and they were furious and tried to get me out of special education emmediatly by my sophmore yr of high school


  • I got diagnosed with this from the school, but since this can go into many many other disorders, my mom was thinking they just didn’t want to diagnose me with autism.

  • Omg… I guess I’ll make fake pages. Have multi personalities. And just fool the he’ll out of every body. That the solution to every problem……. GO 4 it..