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Why does my 8 year always cry over everything?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

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Pre-pubertal boys & girls have an = incidence of depression, a cause for increased frequency & duration of crying if other criteria are met. Crying for task-avoidance/ wish-fulfillment persists >4 yrs. When reinforced by negative or positive attention. Evaluation by a child psychologist is needed for accurate diagnosis to guide appropriate treatment..

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Pre-pubertal boys & girls have an = incidence of depression, a cause for increased frequency & duration of crying if other criteria are met. Crying for task-avoidance/ wish-fulfillment persists >4 yrs. When reinforced by negative or positive attention. Evaluation by a child psychologist is needed for accurate diagnosis to guide appropriate treatment..
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