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My four-year-old son refuses to listen and is very aggressive.

My four-year-old son refuses to listen to anything we say or tell him to do. He is very aggressive and when he is upset or is told no, he will throw himself down, try to hurt himself, or he will hurt others … Continue reading

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My daughter is out of control and I don’t know what to do.

My eleven-year-old daughter has some serious problems and I need some help figuring out how to get her some help to find out what the actual issue is. She consistently breaks rules, is defiant, hostile and aggressive to siblings, parents, peers, … Continue reading

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My nine-year-old daughter is very aggressive to her six-year-old sister

My nine-year-old daughter is very aggressive to her six-year-old sister. She picks on her ALL the time – in the car, at the table. Her sister will be downstairs playing on her own and then big sis comes down and … Continue reading

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We need help with our son’s mood swings and aggression.

My eight-year-old son was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and  Epilepsy at 8 months, and more recently with ADHD. His behavior and mood swings are up and down. We have constant contact with Doctors and other professionals but nothing is working. … Continue reading

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Is my son too young for a proper ADHD diagnosis?

My four-year-old son is showing signs of ADHD. Is he too young to be properly diagnosed and at his age should we entertain the idea of medication? The diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at age four is not … Continue reading

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My grandson is very aggressive and hits other kids. What can we do?

My four-year-old grandson is  very aggressive and strong. He hits his friends regularly in daycare and does not seem to be bothered by the consequences of his actions. He is now wearing glasses for astigmatism and he is very intelligent. … Continue reading

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My sister is considering becoming a foster parent but I think this is a mistake. What do you think?

My sister is in her thirties and has 2 girls and a boy who are 7, 9 and 10 years old.  She does not want to go back to work and has been thinking of fostering children. She loves children … Continue reading

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Is suicide genetic?

Is suicide genetic? Suicide has many complex causes. It is hardly ever caused by one factor. Genetics of some diseases is clear. This is not the case with suicide. There is no suicide gene. But genetics may have an effect. … Continue reading

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My son is negative, angry and he thinks about dying. How can I help him?

My twelve-year-old son told me that at bedtime he thinks about what would happen if he died. His recent attitude towards his family is negative and he is always angry.  What can I do to help him? Talking about death, … Continue reading

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