Behavioural Disorders

Questionnaire: Does Your Child Have ADHD?

If you think that your child might be suffering from a particular condition, but has yet to be diagnosed, it is worthwhile speaking to other parents, and researching the behaviour…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

All kids worry sometimes but in children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the worries are pervasive, invading the child’s thoughts and compelling them toward behaviours that help them to cope…

Major Depressive Disorder

Once thought to be an “adult” condition, major depressive disorder is being recognised earlier in life than in previous decades. Also called clinical depression or unipolar depression, children and adolescents…

Tourette’s Disorder

Tourette’s Disorder also called Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a complex medical condition and according to the Tourette Syndrome Association, can be described as “a movement disorder, neurological condition, or a…

Attachment Disorders in Children

Attachment disorders are conditions in which infants and young children fail to establish any sort of emotional bonding with their primary caregivers. This means that the baby or child’s emotional…

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

All kids go through difficult stages and could sometimes be described as “oppositional.” There is an enormous difference between the normal defiance seen in two year olds (they don’t call…

What is a Behavioural Disorder?

Behavioural disorders are conditions in which an individual experiences alterations in thinking and emotions that result in challenging behaviours. Challenging behaviours can include but are not limited to, temper tantrums,…

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder in which a child’s behaviour is largely characterised by inattention hyperactivity and impulsivity. It is thought that ADHD affects approximately 5% of…

Conduct Disorder (CD)

Conduct Disorder (CD) is a disruptive type of behavioural disorder in which a child routinely violates the personal rights of others and shows no care for others’ property. CD is…

Child behaviour problems - what par...
Child behaviour problems - what parents need to know
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