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Psycho social short stature syndrome

Janet M. Budd

Psycho social short stature syndrome

its significance in child protection work.

by Janet M. Budd

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Published by University ofEast Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (MSW), University of East Anglia, School of Economic and Social Studies, 1989.

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Open LibraryOL13925208M

  For adolescent girls with Tourette's Syndrome, immaturity, poor self-esteem, and anxiety seem to be central issues. Girls with Turner's Syndrome have been found to have more problems in school and with peer relationships than do girls with short stature who do not have Tourette's Syndrome. These appear to intensify during the adolescent years. Small/short stature describes people under 4'10" tall. Do not refer to these individuals as dwarfs or midgets, which implies a less than full adult status in society. Dwarfism is an accepted medical term, but it should not be used as general terminology. Say persons of small (or short) stature. Some groups prefer the term "little people.".

  Psycho - Social Concept Health is not only a biomedical phenomenon, but one which is in influenced by social psychological, cultural, economic and political factors of the people concerned. Holistic Concept • Biomedical + ecological + psychosocial concept.   Growth hormone its deficiency and excess 1. GROWTH HORMONE: ITS DEFICIENCY AND EXCESS Chair person Dr Sumit Kumar Chakraborty (Associate Prof. DM Endocrinology, Dept. of General Medicine, NRSMCH) Presenter Dr Soumyasil Das(2nd Yr. PGT) 2. GROWTH HORMONE Hyper-secretion • 1. Gigantism • 2. Acromegaly • 3.

Of the various known organic (as opposed to social) causes of mental retardation, the genetic mutation known as Down syndrome is second only to fetal alcohol syndrome in prevalence and incidence. Ordinarily, the gametes (ovum and sperm) each possess 23 chromosomes, which results in the usual human complement of 23 pairs, or 46 chromosomes total, [ ]. The Napoleon Complex (Short Man Syndrome) controversy has raged for years. Short Man Syndrome often called small man syndrome is simply a condition in which a person, especially those who derive confidence in physicality, deal with a feeling of inadequacy which can result from being short of stature – .


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Psycho social short stature syndrome by Janet M. Budd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Psychosocial short stature (PSS) is a growth disorder that is observed between the ages of 2 caused by extreme emotional deprivation or stress. The symptoms include decreased growth hormone (GH) and somatomedin secretion, very short stature, weight that is inappropriate for the height, and immature skeletal disease is a progressive one, and as long as the child is left in the Specialty: Endocrinology.

Psychosocial short stature (PSS) is a disorder of short stature or growth failure and/or delayed puberty of infancy, childhood, and adolescence that is observed in association with emotional deprivation, a pathologic psychosocial environment, or both.

A disturbed relationship between child and caregiver is usually noted. The results of our review show most clarity on the social functioning of children with ISS. According to their parents, the short children have lower social competence and show more social problems than children with normal stature.

4,13,14,15,16,17,18,19 These findings confirm theories which state that physical appearance has an influence on people's social environments, which might in turn Cited by: Psychological Development in Children of Short Stature Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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In the literature the syndrome is called "psychosocial dwarfism" (38 PubMed hits) or "psychosocial short stature" (17 PubMed hits), with "hyperphagic short stature" (4 PubMed hits) naming the syndrome subtype in which environmental stress inhibits growth despite adequate caloric intake by reversibly suppresses GH secretion.

Psychosocial short stature (PSS) is a disorder of short stature or growth failure and/or delayed puberty of infancy, childhood, and adolescence that is observed in association with emotional deprivation, a pathologic psychosocial environment, or both.

A disturbed relationship between child and caregiver is usually noted. [] A number of pediatric endocrinologists have studied and categorized. PSS is a disorder of short stature and/or delayed puberty that is observed in association with emotional deprivation, a pathologic psychosocial environment, or both.

It is also known as “psychosocial dwarfism,” “The Kaspar Hauser Syndrome,” reversible hyposomatotropism, the garbage can syndrome, and maternal deprivation syndrome.

deprivation dwarfism short stature due to emotional deprivation. Synonym(s): psychosocial dwarfism A state of irreversible hyposomatism, which is generally linked to abuse, neglect, and sensory deprivation resulting in stunted statural, intellectual and social growth psychosocial dwarfism Abuse dwarfism, Kaspar Hauser syndrome, deprivation dwarfism.

In this review, the relatively more frequently seen syndromes with short stature (Noonan syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Silver-Russell syndrome and Aarskog-Scott syndrome) were discussed. Psychosocial Effects The psychosocial impact of Turner syndrome can have a significant impact on these women and children making it extremely difficult for them to live a happy healthy life, so there are support groups available for them to help.

Patients were asked which symptom(s) has had the biggest impact on their lives. Their answers. When the child's height velocity is below normal, however, a variety of serious diseases may be present including (1) chronic disease, (2) psychosocial short stature, (3).

Psychosocial Effects of Short Stature. Social competence was reduced in school-related activities for GHD patients (6%, p. An important – if not always explicitly stated – goal of endocrine therapies is an improvement in the psychological adaptation of individuals with short stature.

Negative stereotypes regarding short stature constitute a potential source of psychosocial stress for the affected child and, in turn, the entire by: Study by Cynthia Kuhn & Saul Schanberg studied enzyme essential to cell division called ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) in rats.

If infants were taken away from mothers, both GH & ODC levels deteriorated. If rats were injected w/ GH hormones, ODC levels still didn't reach adequate.

The treatment of children with short stature was revolutionized by the creation of recombinant growth hormone therapy. While it cannot be denied that therapy adds significant height to children who are growth hormone deficient, such treatment is both painful, requiring many injections for years, as well as extremely expensive, both for the children's parents as well as for medical health Cited by: 8.

Psychosocial short stature (PSS) or psychosocial dwarfism, sometimes called psychogenic or stress dwarfism, or Kaspar Hauser Syndrome,[3] is a growth disorder that is observed between the ages of 2 caused by extreme emotional deprivation or stress.

Short stature is a common problem in children globally, especially in developing countries.1 When compared with well-nourished and genetically relevant population, short stature is defined as height or length below 3rd per centile for that age and gender.2 Statistically, this refers to children who are shorter than 97% of their age and gender.

A century's worth of information on the physical, social, and mental effects of child abuse and neglect is gathered together in this extraordinary study. John Money adopts the historical figure of Kaspar Hauser as the paradigm case of abusive neglect and deprivation that Cited by: Psychosocial short stature (PSS) is a growth disorder caused by extreme stress and emotional deprivation endured during childhood.

Symptoms, which typically appear after age. According to the theory of short man syndrome, one thing is common between Napoleon, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini. It is nothing other than their (alleged) short stature. This controversial theory in psychology is based on this point.

As per this theory, some short-statured people develop a psychological condition called short man syndrome. Prader-Willi Syndrome -->A complex genetic disorder associated with an abnormality of chromosome -->Children with Prader-Willi syndrome typically suffer from short stature, mental retardation or learning disabilities, incomplete sexual development, certain behavior problems, low muscle tone, and an ** involuntary urge to eat constantly.Short stature may affect positioning; Activities that require good hand eye control (i.e.

writing, drawing and painting) may present difficulties; Pencil and tool skills may be weak due to poor motor control and difficulty with coordination; Some people with Noonan Syndrome have hyperelastic skin, joint hypermobility, pain and/or fatigue issues.Pugliese MT, Lifshitz F, Grad G, et al.

Fear of obesity. A cause of short stature and delayed puberty. N Engl J Med ; Hohman EE, Balantekin KN, Birch LL, Savage JS. Dieting is associated with reduced bone mineral accrual in a longitudinal cohort of girls.

BMC Public Health ; Herbold NH.