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Lack Of Attention From Parents And Behavior Problems
Distraction: Arguing or scolding usually ineffective better to distract & encourage appropriate behaviors. ...Read more
Behavior is a very extensive psychological term under which there are many concepts. Behavioral problems are treated using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other behaviorally based treatments like Reward and Punishment. Behavioral problems can occur for many different reasons. Medical or Psychological and can happen with children and adults. Please ask ...Read more
School counsellor: If you feel that your parent or parents are behaving inappropriately, you can speak, confidentially, to a school counsellor for advice on what to do about it. ...Read more
Therapy: Many people who have endured difficulties in their childhood have found therapy helpful. Trying to bury the feelings or to deny them is not likely to bring about a sense of peace. In the same way, emotionally re-experiencing the trauma repeatedly as an adult can create chronic anxiety or depression. Therapy can be a helpful way of moving forward and reducing anxiety or depression. ...Read more
Neglect: Neglect or lack of attention can cause problems with attachment, and a sense of loss - bot which can trigger or cause risk for depression - sometimes children will show anger in response, but sometimes this is just a mask for the underlying depression or a negative way to fill the loss of attention. ...Read more
Is the lack of attention from parents a definite cause of depression in children, or is that not important?
Share your feelings: With your parents on how their fight has affected you, encourage them to seek professional help, and speak to friends who have similar experience to get emotional support may help. ...Read more
It can: When a person is psychotic, he or she may become out of touch with reality. A person who is hallucinating and hearing voices, for example, may talk to him or herself. A person with paranoid delusions may build a bunker to protect him or herself. I knew a patient who ran 15 miles on a highway because he said he heard a voice telling him to do it. So the answer is: absolutely. ...Read more
My Daughter is experiencing behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism). The following also describe her: Emotional problems and Compulsive behavior. What should she do?
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
Behavior problems: Behavior is a very extensive psychological term under which there are many concepts. Behavioral problems are treated using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other behaviorally based treatments like Reward and Punishment. Behavioral problems can occur for many different reasons. Medical or Psychological and can happen with children and adults. Please ask and more defined question.. ...Read more
But how they are cared for after they are born is probably more important.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/12220044/. ...Read more
Is there a diet for autistic adults with violent behavior problems which will help them feel more at ease? He is only 18 and goes through very dramatic ups and downs, we think it might be hormones.
Maybe: I know of a book called: special diets for special kids by lewis which may have some suggestions. In general though, the person to whom you are referring may benefit much more by seeing a board certified child psychiatrist. It may be hormones like you say, and that can be addressed as well. Here is a dvd about behavior problems: http://www. Amazon. Com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_16? Url=search-alias%3daps&fi. ...Read more
I have a 2 year old who has extreme bad behavior problems and I think he has adhd it's sooooo hardly to get him to Seattle down for bed is it ok to gi?
Question cut off: Your question was cut off mid sentence so it is not clear what you were asking. Two year olds are in the counter dependent stage of development and view themselves as the king/queen of the universe. You need to lean some skills that will redirect his energy & allow you to set boundaries. Your doc may know some local therapists that can teach you. This is common & workable. We try to avoid drugs. ...Read more
What are the different behavior problems that can accompany hd and how can the person with hd and family members cope?
It's difficult: Huntington's disease is a very horrible condition of the brain caused by an excess of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Someone with hd can become psychotic and lose touch with reality. Here is a website which may help: www. Hdsa. Org. You should also consider maybe seeking some counseling and therapy for the entire family. ...Read more
I am experiencing behavior problems. My moods change very easy, I zone out and draw pictures of what I see! My hands shake and I get very angry.
Ask for help: The teen years are hard on everyone but are often when significant but treatable emotional problems emerge. If a minor issue you need to learn more effective coping skills. If more intense, you may need that & more intensive help. Ask your family to get you set up with a life coach/therapist. They can start the process & determine if you need more. Do the work and life can get better. Good luck. ...Read more
My 2 yr old daughter is regressing in speech. She had a seizure in dec. She has behavior problems (don't listen, acts out, mean, and ignores) why?
Evaluation needed: Any kid who regresses in speech or language should be evaluated by his/her pcp/developmental pediatrician or pediatric neurologist. If a treatable issue can be found, care can be started immediately. Some cases will turn up worrisome diagnoses that may impact family planning & other decisions. ...Read more
My Wife is experiencing emotional problems (quality: feelings of unreality, detachment). The following also describe her: Behavior problems, Pers...she is falsifying medicad and married using her maiden name to be prescribed narcotics birth may 1st?
I am experiencing feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress), balance problems, behavior problems, difficulty focusing, difficulty concentrating, sleepiness, loss of temper, impulsive or reckless behavior, personality changes, paranoid delusion
Mental health sx's: If you have not had a comprehensive medical evaluation for these symptoms - that is imperative. Medical causes need to be ruled out. These symptoms are serious & of significant concern. Treatment will stem from an accurate diagnosis. Take care and have hope. ...Read more
Better groups: Finding mentors and groups of people who are trusted and somewhat parental helps a great deal. Seek out what you need in others if parents are unavailable, especially if you're an adult. ...Read more
Why is it recommended to share with parents about feeling down? I can predict their cookie cutter response and lack of comprehension.
Support: Everyone feels down sometimes, and I know that when you share this, you get the usual polite responses, but having a large support network is important in overcoming sadness. Also, should you start to show signs of being suicidal, it is important other people know, so they can get you help. If you do start having suicidal thoughts, seek help immediately! Hope this helps, and good luck! ...Read more
What to do if my parents are short and so I lack growth hormone. Do you recommend me taking growth hormone now?
I have all the symptoms for narcolepsy, but I'm still not sure if it's that or just lack of sleep. And should I tell my parents or just endure it?
Tell your parents: Even if it isn't narcolepsy you need some help. It can be difficult to go to your parents even if you have a decent relationship, but sleeping difficulties of all kinds at your age really need to be taken seriously. Don't wait. There is treatment for sleep difficulties and disorders, sometimes it's just a matter of making some lifestyle changes. Good luck and best wishes to you. ...Read more
>risk for both: Absence of prenatal care puts mom & baby into the risks of pregnancy before 1900 when childbirth was a leading factor in maternal death. Teens have >risk of toxemia in pregnancy, (>bp+seizures), some types of birth defects etc. Absence of prenatal care >risk of avoidable baby complications and complicated birth. Advanced medical care during labor/delivery or later may not save you from bad choices. ...Read more