NORD gratefully acknowledges Adam Mezoff, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Scott Pentiuk MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, for assistance in the preparation of this report.
Cri du chat syndrome (Cd CS or 5p-) is a rare genetic disorder in which a variable portion of the short arm of chromosome 5 is missing or deleted (monosomic).
Symptoms vary greatly from case to case depending upon the exact size and location of the deleted genetic material.
Common symptoms include a distinctive cry that resembles the mewing of a cat, characteristic facial features, slow growth, and microcephaly, a condition that indicates that head circumference is smaller than would be expected for an infant's age and sex.
Affected children also exhibit delays in the acquisition of skills requiring the coordination of muscular and mental activities (psychomotor disability) and moderate to severe intellectual disability.
Additional symptoms affecting different organ systems of the body can also occur.
In marital relationships, exclusivity expectations are commonly assumed although they are not always met.
When they are not met, research has found that psychological damage can occur, including feelings of rage and betrayal, lowering of sexual and personal confidence, and damage to self-image.
The second citation (Weeks) is both defined in text and pointed at using a footnote. Other scholars define infidelity as a violation according to the subjective feeling that one's partner has violated a set of rules or relationship norms; this violation results in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry.
Depending on the context, men and women can experience social consequences if their act of infidelity becomes public.
The form and extent of these consequences are often dependent on the gender of the unfaithful person.
Panic-stricken, John rushed to the nearest Western Union office after work only to find it closed.
After a sleepless night, he stopped there on his way to the office and sent HK,000 to one Socorro Rafol in the Philippines.