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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Adolescent Behavior

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What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

What are the causes of my child's naughty behavior?

Belief system: We do everything for infants when they cry.This sets up a belief system that we are their servant & only exist to please them.When they begin walking we begin to ignore them, since they can get around & play.They don't like it.Acting out is an amplification of crying behavior.They do it to get noticed & get their way.Parents may find it cute & send a smile their way while saying no-this confuses. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

What could be the cause of being alarmed at my own behavior?

A problem: Since you didn't mention what your behavior was, i can assume you are either ashamed or embarrassed by it. I would start with trying to seek out some therapy or counseling for yourself to get to the bottom of the situation. It is a little difficult to comment on why you were alarmed, without knowing what happened. I think if it is important enough to post it here, that means you may need help. ...Read more

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What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

What are the causes to exhibiting antisocial behaviors?

Nature & nurture: The cause of antisocial personality disorder is unknown. Inherited genetic traits probably play a role, but dysfunctional family life and circumstances / environment also appear to increase antisocial behaviors. ...Read more

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Can video games cause behavior problems?

Can video games cause behavior problems?

Yes, they can: Along with increased aggression if the games are violent, protracted use of all media (more than 2 hours/ day) is associated with obesity. Children with adhd often " hyperfocus" and do not appear to hear instructions. Games and tv at bedtime lead to delayed-onset sleep. A fatigued child often is more "hyper" and irritable than drowsy. Turn off games and tv at least 20 minutes before bedtime. ...Read more

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What are normal behaviors for a teen with aspergers?

What are normal behaviors for a teen with aspergers?

Some normality seen: Qualiitive impairmt. in social interactions-failure to develop peer relationships, no social/emotional reciprocity, Impairment in body posture, eye to eye gaze, facial expression, gestures regulate social interaction. Repetitive & stereotyped behavior, interest & adherence to specific, routines/rituals & motor mannerism. No delay in language, cognition or self-help skills. No PDD/Schiz. ...Read more

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What might cause unusual behavior and deterioration in my grandmother?

What might cause unusual behavior and deterioration in my grandmother?

Consultation: You may want to seek a consultation with your primary care doctor or psychiatrist to talk through your concerns as there are numerous possible reasons why your grandmother may be experiencing unusual behavior including: depression, alzheimer's, or dementia, or simply medication side effects. Her doctor to provide you with additional information. ...Read more

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Will giving a cell phone to your kid cause him to have anti-social behavior?

Will giving a cell phone to your kid cause him to have anti-social behavior?

Give guidance too!: Just giving your child adult electronic tools without guidelines on their use is just as dangerous as giving them a chain saw without instruction in how to ue it.But with proper instruction and guidelines, it can be a useful tool. First, two musts - never use in school and never take to bed. Beyond that, you need to set limits and customize its use. Help them learn appropriate social norms in use. ...Read more

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My boyfriend took an ecstacy pill once (1 small capsule, white form) last may and never again did. Is it the cause for his +paranoiaand bad behavior?

My boyfriend took an ecstacy pill once (1 small capsule, white form) last may and never again did. Is it the cause for his +paranoiaand bad behavior?

Ecstasy: What was actually in the pill your boyfriend thought was ecstasy, could have been mdma plus whatever the maker decided to put in there. Your boyfriend does not and cannot know. Ecstasy can damage serotonin receptors in the brain. I doubt this 1 pill is the complete explanation for his difficulties, and still suggest a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. Ill people often abuse substances too. ...Read more

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What causes."hysteria or hypochondriac" behavior?

What causes."hysteria or hypochondriac" behavior?

Fear: This answer could be long as a book. Humans are aware of their mortality and most dread that. If we are led to feel responsible for self-preservation, we easily invest a lot in trying to win battles / diseases at first signs of attacks on our health. It's tragic since a consequence is damage to our health from anxiety and/or unneeded medical procedures and drugs. A Health Psycholologist can help. ...Read more