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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Misbehavior: A child, usually in the toddler age-18 months - 4 yrs of age, child may display behaviors out of normal range: tantrums without stopping, not being co ... Read More

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Redirect/ time out: Moble toddlers will certainly test boundries often & require limit setting. Physicaly removing them from activities you find troublesome & placing the ... Read More
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Be Firm: Children naturally test limits. After all, they are not robots listening to every instruction without thinking.It is important to set the rules, expla ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Discipline means : teaching, not punishment. Tell your 3-year-old at his language level what behaviors you expect, the immediate rewards for compliance & the immed ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Try this: If your child has behavioral problems in other settings, such as day care, schools, friends homes etc, when you are not present this is a red flag.If ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Try a good book: I can recommend a good e-book. It's called: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist. It's available on kindle for only $5.95, i think you ... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Your pediatrician : should have Vanderbilt or other checklists for you & the teacher to complete to screen or assess for a neurodevelopmental disorder or mental illne ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres R Villar
40 years experience Pediatrics
Parenting: A child with a behavioral problem is a difficult situation for all involved, specially the child.Just as a tree sometimes grows crooked, a child behav ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
No but may be factor: Adhd can cause children to behave impulsively and cause disruptions in many settings. It is a treatable disorder for which medicatoins and good behav ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
32 years experience Psychiatry
Bad idea: Add medications should be used to treat add. However, there are children who misbehave due to impulsivity (reacting prior to thinking). Impulsivity ca ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Understanding: This is a loaded question! your best chance is to try and understand what they are getting out of their misbehavior? Draw out their reasons without be ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Counseling: If unable to do so on your own, try counseling.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Legally, morally, or: from the perspective of teachers, bosses or other authority figures? Socially unacceptable behaviors can stem from certain underlying mental illnesses ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
None, hopefully.: I would hope that modern psychiatric wards would have no punishments, just therapies.

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