Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (Heller’s Syndrome)

Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD), also called Heller’s syndrome or disintegrative psychosis, is a rare mental disorder characterized by the reversal of language, social function and motor skills after the onset of late developmental delays. It has been difficult for researchers to determine what causes the disorder. There are some similarities between CDD and autism, and…

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