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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Abuse: If you know of a child being abused, call the Child Protection Agency, in your state, or law enforcement. It is anonymous. Professionally, there are a ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: All psychiatrists have some experience with children. However, child & adolescent psychiatrists have additional training specifically and exclusively ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience in Psychiatry
No: This depends on the child, the personality, the treatment, and the circumstances.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Berman
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Abuse and neglect: The medical model says that any child who is actively harmed physically or sexually or who is neglected or left in harms way or to fend for themselves ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Variable effects: There are many possible outcomes from child abuse & neglect. The most tragic is when the same things are perpetrated upon children. It can cause seve ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why do you ask?: Children are abused in childhood and it is not gender specific.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Sometimes.: Withdrawal, depression, self-injury all occur in emotionally abused children; not just outward violence.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: There is no association between older parents and learning disabilities. Although, older mom's are more likely to have babies with down syndrome. And ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience in Psychiatry
Not shy: Most of them they are not shy because they lack filter generally they are loud.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Not really.: Shy children usually do fine with familiar people, just not so well with others. Autism is a constant condition that affects social interactions with ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Absolutely: Chilldren learn by modeling the behavior of those around them. Living with parents whom are addicted; this is what they see and know. They see how the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Old and alcohol: According to the 2003 national household survey on drug use and health, extrapolating from its survey participants’ responses, approximately 15.5 perc ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Learning disorders: Yes. All mothers can have children with learning disorders. There are many types of disorders and they are not limited by the mother's age.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
That is a tough : Question as anything can happen, but most clavicel fracture are from falls or direct force as in sports, ie a fall from a playscape or a check in hock ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Children will adhd often have issues with impulse control which can lead to inadequately processing an appropriate response to an action. This can le ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Children usually: Are flexible in how they handle stressors. But children can be vulnerable to some forms of mental illness just as adults are. There are some mental il ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: Abused children are much more highly represented among the ranks of poor learners, misbehaving, aggressive and oppositional conduct disordered kids. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Legal Question: This is a legal, not a medical question. In most instances diagnosis is less important than behaviors. Usually if the person is a responsible and c ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Chicken pox: Younger child may still have the passive immunity which is no longer present in older chidren or adult.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience in Psychiatry
?: I never hear about those who survived and developed well. Therapists seldom get to examine healthy survivors.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: There does seem to be a pattern of intergenerational child abuse. I suspect it is more a result of many factors including psycho-social stressors, in ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Difficult issue: The core of this issue often represents a destruction of the primary trust response in early childhood.Since most involve trusted adults or close fami ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Depends: Adult resources for those with autism are often hard to find and vary widely depending where you live. They certainly exist and can be invaluable for ... Read More

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