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Shrinkage-compensating concrete is utilized in building to reduce drying-shrinkage cracking. Its features are just like these of portland-cement concrete. The fabrics, proportions, placement, and curing may still make sure that growth compensates for next drying-shrinkage.
This consultant units forth standards and practices to make sure the improvement of expansive pressure in concrete. as well as a dialogue of simple rules, tools and information are given overlaying structural layout, concrete mix proportioning, placement, completing, and curing.
The fabrics, techniques, qc measures, and inspections defined during this record can be demonstrated, monitored, or played as acceptable merely by way of participants protecting the fitting ACI Certifications or similar.
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Adults with childhood onset of the illness continue to manifest symptoms of the illness throughout their adult lives. However, the expression of specific symptoms of bipolar disorder can change over time. Indeed, symptoms switch from one extreme to another so rapidly that many have noted that change is one of the constants about this illness. Other related factors involved in childhood may also change and interact with how the illness is expressed. For example, some children with bipolar disorder lag behind in other areas of development such as social skills.
As you build your child’s treatment team, you will find that there are several members of the team who can help support and complement the treatment provided by the psychiatrist. A therapist is one of these support members who can play an important role. Research has demonstrated that children with bipolar disorder who have intensive therapy along with medication have better outcomes than those who do not. There are many kinds of therapists and many different therapeutic techniques. Your child’s psychiatrist may be best suited to recommend a ChildhoodBipolar_int:Layout 1 6/3/08 12:23 PM Page 51 Working with Doctors 51 particular therapist and kind of therapy for your child.
Bipolar disorder is present in boys and girls at approximately the same rates. While there are reports of symptom differences between the genders in adult bipolar disorder, there does not appear to be a significant difference in the way boys and girls display most symptoms of the illness—though, one study did indicate that girls may have higher rates of depressive moods, whereas boys may have higher rates of manic moods. There does not seem to be a difference in functioning at home or in school for girls and boys.
ACI 223R-10: Guide for the Use of Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete by ACI Committee 223