What are BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS?

Behavioral Problems Counselling Dr. Prerna Kohli - India's Leading Psychologist
Behavioral Problems Counselling Dr. Prerna Kohli – India’s Leading Psychologist

Attention deficit, Separation anxiety, depression, and anxiety are some of the disorders among others suffered mainly by children. If these problems are not tackled during the childhood period they can lead to more serious and chronic disorders when the child moves into adulthood.

COURTESY: Toddler Tantrums

Behavioral Problems Counselling Dr. Prerna Kohli - India's Leading Psychologist 2
Behavioral Problems Counselling Dr. Prerna Kohli – India’s Leading Psychologist 2

Most commonly suffered behavioral problems by children:

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Depression
  • Extremely Aggressive behavior
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Poor body image
  • Extreme Antisocial Behavior

Separation Anxiety Disorder

It is characterized as children showing excessive anxiety at being separated from their parents or caretakers, being left alone in a room or going to school. To prevent separation children may fuss, throw tantrums or cry excessively.

Attention Deficit Disorder & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
It is characterized by inattentive behavior, difficulty in concentrating, restlessness and inability in completing tasks.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Children display an age-inappropriate amount of stubbornness, irritability, defiant behavior, disobedience and behave in a hostile manner.

Conduct Disorder
Children indulge in age-inappropriate actions and behaviors that violate societal and family expectations. They show aggressive behavior that threatens or harm people, animal, and property.

If you or someone you know is suffering from Behavioral Issues, please consult an experienced psychologist at the earliest possible.