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Child ran in front of car to kill himself. What does this behaviour suggest?

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i have a 4 year old son who run out in front of a car an he wanted 2 kill himself do they no what that mean or did he hear it some where
Posted Mon, 13 May 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Payman Hajiazim 5 hours later
Hi there, thanks for asking. Children before the age of seven are in a stage which is not operational thinking. It means that they do not know the consequence of behaviours. On the other hand, the most common reason for death at this age is accidents. It means many kids die just because of no reason.
Many children have hyperactivity problem and many of the cases are accompanied with impulsive behaviour.
You should ask his doctor to see if he has ADHD (attention deficit hyperacivity disorder) or not. I wish him a good health.
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