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School Problems (Overview)

These can be academic, emotional, or behavioral. Academic problems relate to struggling to complete school work or understand the lesson taught. Emotional problems include anxiety, depression, fears or phobias, or mood swings that interfere with learning or social interactions. Behavioral problems can be aggression, class disruption, fighting with peers or teachers, or out of control behavior.


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Can ADHD cause school problems?

Can ADHD cause school problems?

Yes.: ADHD can cause problems with attention and concentration in school. The impulsivity and hyperactivity can also cause behavioral problems which get the individual in a lot of trouble . Untreated, ADHD can impact both social and psychological aspects of your life. ...Read more

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School Problems (Overview)

These can be academic, emotional, or behavioral. Academic problems relate to struggling to complete school work or understand the lesson taught. Emotional problems include anxiety, depression, fears or phobias, or mood swings that interfere with learning or social interactions. Behavioral problems can be aggression, class disruption, fighting with peers or teachers, or out of control behavior.


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What is the best way to get help in school problems?

What is the best way to get help in school problems?

Evaluations by a : Developmental/behavioral pediatrician & child psychologist or neuropsychologist ( at p'gh children's hospital) would be ideal. The individuals with disabilities education act mandates that the public school district assess & address your child's difficulties with learning, behavior &/or peer interaction if they are "educationally relevant." talk to your child's teacher & pediatrician first. ...Read more

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Any medicine good for kids with school problems?

Any medicine good for kids with school problems?

Depends on Problem: I would need more specifics concerning the problems. If a kid is hyperactive or inattentive, the treatment will be different than if there is anxiety or depression. Also, if there are learning problems without emotional or behavioral problems, then treatment will focus on other things. Please feel free to write back with more details. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of stress in school problems?

What is the best way to get rid of stress in school problems?

Stress can be social: Academic, or both combined. And coping strategies are highly dependent on the students age and abilities to learn and adapt to the causes, and convert exogenous negative energy to motivation to choose to be unaffected, unstressed, academically successful, and not bothered by teasing or bullying neanderthals. ...Read more

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Is a gpa < 3.0 considered as school problems?

Not Necessarily: It depends on the classes and the setting. There are some classes and majors that are extremely demanding and may result in a gpa below 3.0. I would say that a gpa below 2.0 would be stronger evidence of some difficulty. If nothing else it may indicate a mismatch between student and course of study. ...Read more

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Any medicine good for kids with school problems?

Depends on Problem: I would need more specifics concerning the problems. If a kid is hyperactive or inattentive, the treatment will be different than if there is anxiety or depression. Also, if there are learning problems without emotional or behavioral problems, then treatment will focus on other things. Please feel free to write back with more details. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get help in school problems?

Evaluations by a : Developmental/behavioral pediatrician & child psychologist or neuropsychologist ( at p'gh children's hospital) would be ideal. The individuals with disabilities education act mandates that the public school district assess & address your child's difficulties with learning, behavior &/or peer interaction if they are "educationally relevant." talk to your child's teacher & pediatrician first. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: School problems?

What is the definition or description of: School problems?

Several causes: These can be academic, emotional, or behavioral. Academic problems relate to struggling to complete school work or understand the lesson taught. Emotional problems include anxiety, depression, fears or phobias, or mood swings that interfere with learning or social interactions. Behavioral problems can be aggression, class disruption, fighting with peers or teachers, or out of control behavior. ...Read more

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School problems... How do you know if they are health related?

School problems... How do you know if they are health related?

Good Physical Exam: If your child is having difficulties in school it is important to start off with a complete physical exam. Also, if your child already has known chronic medical difficulties, these problems can easily interfere with school functioning, so you will want to make sure that any such difficulties are being treated as well as possible. ...Read more

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School problems with anxiety. What's the best way to deal with them?

School problems with anxiety.  What's the best way to deal with them?

Therapy and Limits: If you are talking about a child, the best approach is to be supportive while still setting clear expectations concerning school attendance and performance. Therapy can be very useful. Antidepressants are sometimes used with kids to try to decrease anxiety related to school and social settings. In adults, anxiety related to school is best dealt with through therapy and appropriate use of meds. ...Read more