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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

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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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Caring for a Child with Special Needs (Tip)

Caring for a Child with Special Needs

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

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Managing Your Child's Diabetes (Tip)

Managing Your Child's Diabetes

Find other healthy children or individuals (athletes, celebrities) that are successfully managing it. ...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

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