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How do I stop my son’s annoying habit of pulling at his cowlick?
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
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In brief: Difficult
Alot depends on age.
Either way some of this is habit and some can be related to other disorders. Either way the best answer is to use positive reinforcement. It won't stop by nagging. So offer rewards or stars on a chart for not pulling his hair etc.

In brief: Difficult
Alot depends on age.
Either way some of this is habit and some can be related to other disorders. Either way the best answer is to use positive reinforcement. It won't stop by nagging. So offer rewards or stars on a chart for not pulling his hair etc.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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In brief: If this is his worst
...Bad habit, leave him alone.
Breaking a benign habit usually leads to acquisition of another one, possibly worse.

In brief: If this is his worst
...Bad habit, leave him alone.
Breaking a benign habit usually leads to acquisition of another one, possibly worse.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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