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Dr. Muhammad Khan
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Aggressive Child (Overview)

Aggressive child is a symptom in which a child acts or speaks aggressively towards other people, animals, or toys and objects. Examples of aggressive behavior include pushing, biting, hitting, etc... Proper discipline and parenting habits can help a child handle his emotions in non-aggressive ways


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What are the tests for aggressive child?

What are the tests for aggressive child?

Depends: First a history and physical looking for clues as to why this might be happening. Sometimes questionnaires can be helpful. If there is concern that there is a physical cause then appropriate labs will be ordered. Further evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist may be needed if there is concern for add/adhd, autism, etc. There are so many causes that it begins with a history and physical. ...Read more

Dr. Muhammad Khan
14 Doctors shared insights

Aggressive Child (Overview)

Aggressive child is a symptom in which a child acts or speaks aggressively towards other people, animals, or toys and objects. Examples of aggressive behavior include pushing, biting, hitting, etc... Proper discipline and parenting habits can help a child handle his emotions in non-aggressive ways


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What sort of problem is an aggressive child?

What sort of problem is an aggressive child?

Could Be...: An aggressive child may have difficulty learning that there are life rules to follow in order to function in a society. Thus they may get into trouble with the rules-makers. ...Read more

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Aggressive child (Tip)

Teach your child to appreciate, thankful & grateful for what they have. Some children have nothing. ...See more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Can you tell me of any good behavior plans for an aggressive child with ts?

Can you tell me of any good behavior plans for an aggressive child with ts?

ADHD & anxiety: Disorders, often OCD-type, usually co-exist with the chronic motor & vocal tics. They must be diagnosed to develop effective medical, therapeutic & educational treatments. A Neurodevelopmental Exam defines deficits in attention, executive functions, & learning. See a Child Psychologist for Parent Behavior Management Training + Cognitive-Behavioral & Social Skills Therapies for a school-age child. ...Read more

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I am an aggressive child. Is this a symptom for a particular condition or disease?

Not necessarily.: Do you seek dominance? Do you like to self advance at the expense of others? Do you distain the truth or at war with it? Can you exercise control/impulses? Do you only like the senario: "i win-you lose." if you are saying yes to all of these questions-the aggressive traits can be a symptom for a "disorder" that needs psychiatric/psychological attention. Not being provoked is worrisome. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue Dr. Inoue
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Aggressive child (Tip)

Loving your child means always thinking and acting in your child's best interest. ...See more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
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If an aggressive child has oppositional defiant disorder is it possible they will grow out of it?

If an aggressive child has oppositional defiant disorder is it possible they will grow out of it?

It depends: The younger that aggressive and oppositional symptoms are seen between the ages of 5 and 13, the more likely it is that it will last a lifetime if appropriate treatment is not given. Conduct problems that begin in adolescence and are not severe, often end in adolescence. Treatment for the first group is often family therapy, skill building, multi-agency case management, and intensive services. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with violent aggressive child bipolar rages?

Can you tell me how to deal with violent aggressive child bipolar rages?

Tough issue: & one you should not have to face alone. Treatment of bipolar in a child can be complex. If your child is not already being followed by a fellowship trained child psychiatrist (as opposed to general psychiatrist who also sees kids)- really recommend that. A child psychologist will also help you navigate through choppy waters. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Aggressive child (Tip)

Let the child express themselves fully. ...See more

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Checklist)

Measure your child's glycated haemoglobin every three months
monthly
Measure your child's blood sugar daily
daily
Make sure your child eats high-fiber, unprocessed foods, and limit simple sugars
daily
Your child should be active daily, as exercise increases insulin sensitivity
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What is the most common aggressive tumour affecting child mandible 3y?

What is the most common aggressive tumour affecting child mandible 3y?

Mandibular tumors: An osteosarcoma or an ewings tumor are fortunately rare tumors of the mandible in children. ...Read more

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Will day care help with my child's aggressive behavior?

Will day care help with my child's aggressive behavior?

This should help: Day care is a great way to introduce baby to the process of getting along with others. They are self centered by nature and have different levels of aggressive behavior when placed in a group. The key difference in day care is the primary caregivers regard each child as equal & your baby begins to accept a relative strangers limit setting when they would challenge yours. ...Read more

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Aggressive child (Tip)

Try taking your child into a steamy bathroom or outside into the cold night air. ...See more

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Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
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Allow room for growth
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Explore books on puberty at your child's level
weekly
Talk, as communication is important
weekly
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What can happen when a child gains no positive reinforcement from aggressive outburst?

What can happen when a child gains no positive reinforcement from aggressive outburst?

Positive or negative: Attention reinforces a behavior. Explain consequence for a tantrum. As soon as it starts, walk the child into time-out from behind; don't talk, yell, make eye contact or look angry. Repeat till he stays put, then set timer for 1 min/ yr. Of age. Walk him out of time-out the same way. Tantrums will first worsen in a bid to gain your attention, then stop, if you consistently ignore them till gone. ...Read more

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What should I do if my child has occasional aggressive outbursts?

Keep calm: Try not to react to your child's outburst. Try to soothe him or distract him. If that doesn't work remove him from the situation for a short period of time to help him wind down. The second often forgotten part is to acknowledge good behavior. Remember: "negative attention is better than no attention at all.". ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner Dr. Steiner
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Aggressive child (Tip)

Tylenol (acetaminophen) can really help a teething child get to sleep. ...See more

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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
Yearly
Meet with a psychologist
Weekly
If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
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Can autism make a child violent or aggressive?

Can autism make a child violent or aggressive?

Yes: But keep in mind most people with autism are not aggressive. Aggressive episodes can be triggered by changes in routine, overwhelming anxiety, someone not allowing the person to engage in his or her desired behavior, or being in pain (e.g. Having an ear infection). Aggression in autism can also sometimes take the form of the person being aggressive to him/herself (self injurious behavior). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a child with autism is aggressive, what options are available?

Can you tell me if a child with autism is aggressive, what options are available?

Agitation in autism: People with autism run understandable he easily frustrated due to their difficulty verbalizing their needs wants and desires. They also get frustrated due to misunderstanding social cues or missing the social cues altogether. The two current approved medications for agitation in autism are whispered all, and abilify (aripiprazole). These should be managed by a clinician with a good understanding of both medications and the condition itself. Sometimes an antidepressant can be helpful. If adhd symptoms are present, sometimes the adhd medications can be beneficial making sure that the person with autism gets good sleep is also helpful and melatonin works quite well for that in autism. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
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Aggressive child (Tip)

Have experienced family help you to provide for the impaired child. ...See more

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Helping your Child through College (Checklist)

Make a pre-college physical with their doctor
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Be supportive, but not intrusive
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Allow them to figure out how to live independently
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Encourage them to get enough sleep and eat healthily
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Does an autistic child with sudden aggressive behavior indicate it getting worse?

Does an autistic child with sudden aggressive behavior indicate it getting worse?

Not necessarily.: It could indicate the environment getting worse for the child - more stress, perhaps bullying, maybe a new problem they are struggling with. Or they are trying to tell you something that you haven't picked up on. ...Read more

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What are some good parenting techniques for working with a child with severe emotional and aggressive behavioral problems?

What are some good parenting techniques for working with a child with severe emotional and aggressive behavioral problems?

Behavior probs: I have published a book on kindle which provides guidance to parents with children who have behavior problems. It is called: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist and sells for only $5.95. The book may help you to help your child's behavior. Good luck. ...Read more

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Aggressive child (Tip)

Most children do not need pain medication when teething. Some discomfort is normal when teething. ...See more

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My child is two with aggressive and non compliant behavior issues. Will they ever go away?

My child is two with aggressive and non compliant behavior issues. Will they ever go away?

Aggressive: This depends on if there is any other symptoms and your child is developmentally up to par with other kids his age. You need to check with your pediatrician who normally while doing well checks goes into more details about gross motor, fine motor, speech and language skills together with social skills ...Read more

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How to make my 7yrs. Old child get away from nad friends as he's being agressive, says bad words and to attract him to better friends?

How to make my 7yrs. Old child get away from nad friends as he's being agressive, says bad words and to attract him to better friends?

See below: Talk to your child about his choice of friends. Ask him why he wants to spend time with the kid you consider a bad influence -- what is it about the child that makes him so appealing? Limit time spent with the bad friend. Encourage spending time with more acceptable friends. Tell him why you are concerned...Or invite the friend and family over to dinner to get to know him/his family better. ...Read more

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Aggressive child (Tip)

Don't expect children to remember to check their blood sugar and give insulin. Even teenagers. ...See more