Friday, February 29, 2008

Temper Tantrums Early Sign

Children who throw long, aggressive or frequent temper tantrums may be doing more than just showing mum and dad who is boss. They may be displaying early signs of a psychiatric disorder, research shows.

Children who hurt themselves or others during tantrums or who cannot calm themselves down may be diagnosed with depression or disruptive disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or oppositional defiant disorder.

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