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what to do about escalating aggression in blind autistic teen. puberty or mental illness?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Tough question: It could be a combination of both the underlying mental condition and possible hormonal involvement. Have a childhood behavioral specialist examine him and help you out. Best wishes.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014

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