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Aggressive behavior in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Parenting
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
User :   hi my son is 22 months and has soem behavoral issues
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   behavior issue like
User :   if I try to redirect him in any way he will either hit us or go and pull his sisters hair or will nknock stuff away from him
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   also he doesnt follow simply comands doesnt point at objects
Doctor :   ok u mean to say kid is aggresive
Doctor :   ok
User :   yeah
User :   he doesnt speak but maybe 3 words
Doctor :   ok
User :   he doesnt come to u when you call for him, just doesnt to recognize his name even
User :   he trows himslef on the floor and many times will injure himself in a fit of rage
Doctor :   ok
User :   he doesnt identify any object at all and Im wondering if maybe his hearing could be bad
Doctor :   Most children do not have the cognitive capacity to comprehend aggression fully until their 3rd or 4th year
Doctor :   for most children who show aggressive behavior prior to age 3, it is likely to be transient
User :   well time out doesnt work for him nothing i have tried works for him
Doctor :   i would suggest you to wait
Doctor :   try to be caring with the child

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