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Will my child's behavior problems ever go away?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Want to try a book?

This e-book on kindle could help right away.
It's only $5.95 and you could read it in less than two hours and be able to help your child behave better right away. It's called: "parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist." good luck and best wishes.

In brief: Want to try a book?

This e-book on kindle could help right away.
It's only $5.95 and you could read it in less than two hours and be able to help your child behave better right away. It's called: "parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist." good luck and best wishes.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Behavior problems

Depends on the child's age, what behavior problems are seen, and what therapy s/he is receiving.

In brief: Behavior problems

Depends on the child's age, what behavior problems are seen, and what therapy s/he is receiving.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Behavior problem

Depends on the type of behaviors, your child's age, how long he/she has had them, & what was tried before.
Discuss with the pediatrician or child psychiatrist.

In brief: Behavior problem

Depends on the type of behaviors, your child's age, how long he/she has had them, & what was tried before.
Discuss with the pediatrician or child psychiatrist.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Grace Ho
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible....with

Lots of parental involvement and proper treatement from professional.

In brief: Possible....with

Lots of parental involvement and proper treatement from professional.
Dr. Grace Ho
Dr. Grace Ho
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It Depends

The answer is that it truly depends upon the problem.Some problems are part of the normal developmental progression, such as temper tantrums.
Others, such as oppositional defiant disorder are more complex.Perhaps genetic, and require extensive counseling and help. Some may go away, some may be a life long struggle.There are not always easy solutions.

In brief: It Depends

The answer is that it truly depends upon the problem.Some problems are part of the normal developmental progression, such as temper tantrums.
Others, such as oppositional defiant disorder are more complex.Perhaps genetic, and require extensive counseling and help. Some may go away, some may be a life long struggle.There are not always easy solutions.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Behavior problems

Depends on age, extent of problem, type of therapy given, and the child's social support system.

In brief: Behavior problems

Depends on age, extent of problem, type of therapy given, and the child's social support system.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need more Info

If your child has an underlying neurodevelopmental/genetic disorder or primary mental illness as the root of the behavior problems, he needs evaluations by a developmental/behavioral pediatrician, a pediatric neuropsychologist, and a child psychiatrist.
Please don't assume that you are a "bad" parent or that he is a "bad" kid. Ask your pediatrician for these referrals asap.

In brief: Need more Info

If your child has an underlying neurodevelopmental/genetic disorder or primary mental illness as the root of the behavior problems, he needs evaluations by a developmental/behavioral pediatrician, a pediatric neuropsychologist, and a child psychiatrist.
Please don't assume that you are a "bad" parent or that he is a "bad" kid. Ask your pediatrician for these referrals asap.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Child behaviors

Child behavior problems don't magically go away.
Rather, assessing the nature and severity of the problems, determining the causes and influences, and what maintains the behavior will lead to good results. Of course, it's the parents' responsibility to maintain consistency and strengthen replacement behaviors with rewards, as well. Seek help from a child psychologist, if the problems are severe.

In brief: Child behaviors

Child behavior problems don't magically go away.
Rather, assessing the nature and severity of the problems, determining the causes and influences, and what maintains the behavior will lead to good results. Of course, it's the parents' responsibility to maintain consistency and strengthen replacement behaviors with rewards, as well. Seek help from a child psychologist, if the problems are severe.
Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Try a DVD

This will help: http://www.
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In brief: Try a DVD

This will help: http://www.
Amazon.Com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_16?Url=search-alias%3daps&field-keywords=the+20+minute+behavioral+miracle&sprefix=the+20+minute+be%2caps%2c800.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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