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Learning Disorders (Learning Disability) Summary

Description: Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia.

Also Known As: Learning Disability; Learning Disabilities; Learning Disorder; Disability, Learning; Developmental Disorders of Scholastic Skills Show All >>

Networked: 671 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 89 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Learning Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methylphenidate (Ritalin) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results : FDA 25 Generic
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 13 studies in 64 results : IBA
  3. sulthiame (sultiam) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  4. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  5. Melatonin : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. Clozapine (Clozaril) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 8 Generic
  7. Mesylates (Mesylate) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Psychotropic Drugs (Psychoactive Drugs) : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  9. Midazolam (Versed) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 31 Generic
  10. Scopolamine (Hyoscine) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Learning Disorders

  1. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  2. Epilepsy (Aura)
  3. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
  4. Down Syndrome (Down's Syndrome)
  5. Airway Obstruction (Choking)
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Key Therapies for Learning Disorders

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  1. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 8 results
  2. Occupational Therapy (Therapy, Occupational) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results
  3. Dental Care : 1 outcome in 12 results
  4. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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