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…

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…

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…

Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism occurs when children who are otherwise able to speak and understand language are unable to speak in specific social settings. For example, a selectively mute child may speak…

Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression

Bipolar Disorder is also known as Manic Depression. Children living with Bipolar Disorder suffer from extraordinary changes in their moods (from the manic to the depressed), energy levels (again, from…

Child Schizophrenia

In the United Kingdom, Schizophrenia affects one in every 100 people but rarely affects children younger than 15 years of age. Though it is rare, there are some children who…

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