Habit disorder

What is Habit disorder?

Stereotypic movement disorder (SMD) is a motor disorder with onset in childhood involving repetitive, nonfunctional motor behavior (e.g., hand waving or head banging), that markedly interferes with normal activities or results in bodily injury. The behavior must not be due to the direct effects of a substance or another medical condition. The cause of this disorder is not known.

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my younger daughter has aproblem that she while sleeping at night make lots of chattering of teeth. we have given her the complete dose of Gentel...

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The condition of your younger daughter chattering of teeth is called Bruxism or...

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my 11 year old son has adhd , now he has begun pulling out his eyelashes. he shuts down at times and is unable to answer why he pulls them out. he...

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Hi,
Thank you for your query,
Pulling eyelashes is called Trichotillomania.
It is a habit disorder.
Children with repetitive hair pulling have an...

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My eye has been twitching for about 6 months, I've tried sleeping more, I've increased my potassium, and magnesium intake and a couple of weeks ago...

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Brief Answer:
blepharospasm and treatment.

Detailed Answer:
Eye twitching is blepharo spasm. It is a ticks that is habit disorder. The cause is...

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