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Behavior Disorder

Behavior disorder shows a pattern of disruptive behavior in children lasting for six months. It causes problems in school, home, and social situations. In untreated cases, it can affect a person's ability to maintain a relationship. Behavior disorders are classified into several types, such as anxiety disorder, disruptive behavioral disorder, dissociative disorder, emotional disorder, and pervasive developmental disorders.

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My partner has borderline personality disorder. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My partner has received a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. She has been suspended from work on an allegation of a serious breach of health and safety, which could lead to dismissal. We are trying to investigate whether her diagnosis could have impacted her actions. She ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, ]Welcome to I have gone through your problem and understand your concern. Yes, Borderline personality disorder can impact her behavior. Also, there can be micropsychotic episodes in a BPD person. If they are present, it can affect her behavior drastically. So, it depends on wheth...  Read Full »

I am going through the emotional struggles of loneliness and extreme shyness around women. Please advise on overcoming this challenge.

Query: Hello doctor, I am pursuing a postgraduate degree at an institute and have been married for seven years. Unfortunately, I am living apart from my wife and children. Due to specific issues, I started my PG course a decade later than my peers. While I can finally pursue it, separation from my kids has...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq family, Thank you for reaching out and sharing your concerns about female phobia and anxiety. I understand that you have already tried various medications, and I would like to offer some suggestions to help you address these challenges: It would be beneficial to underg...  Read Full »

Please suggest solution to help my sibling with behavioral disturbance.

Query: Hello doctor, How do I help my 16-year-old teen brother who refuses to get help? I believe he needs help, but the last time we went to the doctor, they sent him to a counselor who did not do much. When talking to a counselor and other people, he does not show his true colors. At home, he has a very...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It can be difficult to see your family going through challenging circumstances. From your report, it looks like your teenaged brother is struggling to regulate his behavior, blames others and is not able to take responsibility for his actions. As you may know alread...  Read Full »

My 16 year old son is behaving aggressively. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, A known 16-year-old son misbehaves with others, not staying at home, does not care about his family, passes the time with his bad company, behaving rudely to parents, and not studying properly. Parents have no control over him, and he does not care when they request him to focus on st...  Read Full »

Dr. Venkat Suresh Heijebu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can certainly understand your concern. I have worked through your attached query in detail. As per the description, the possibility of a conduct disorder or a borderline personality disorder should be considered here in your child. In view of suicidal threatening...  Read Full »

Why is my daughter always sleepy and unable to focus on her studies?

Query: Hi doctor,My 14 year old daughter has some problems. She is unable to focus on studies, and she replies people without hearing them properly. She gets angry on small issues, and she is addicted to her smartphone. If we take it from her, then she becomes angry. On getting angry, she throws whatever s...  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Upadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is nothing as such to worry. Children of this age group usually behave like this. This is the growing period of their life. So, you try to be a friend to them. Try to know her problems, console her, and treat her like a friend.¬†Take her out for a picnic and indu...  Read Full »

My child spends most of the time in front of mirror. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son's age is 8 years. He is very much interested in looking at mirror. He spends most time in talking infront of the mirror. I have tried covering the mirror with bedsheets. He is still not studying. He is very lazy in writing even if he knows the answer. He learns nicely. But very...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is the nature of children to be engaged in activities which are fun, exciting. Studies as such are not that fun but you can always make your child engage in studies with following things. Appreciate him a lot. If he does study for one hour or secure good marks enc...  Read Full »

Why does my 7-year-old son keep pulling his shirt?

Query: Hi doctor, My son, who is 7, pulls his shirt constantly. He keeps his face that he does not realize what he is doing. Should I be concerned?  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This seems to be an attention seeking behavior by your child. It occurs in those families where both parents are working. If your child does not have any other symptoms like convulsions, altered sensorium and delayed milestones, then there is probably no brain involvem...  Read Full »

Can my child show behavioral changes due to antiepileptic drugs?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 3 years 9 months now. He has been diagnosed with benign childhood epilepsy. He is taking Clobazam 15 mg at night and Topiramate 100 mg per day for last four months. His seizures are under control and he attends LKG. The issue is that he is not able to concentrate in his studies ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi Welcome to I have read your question in detail. The initial dose of Topiramate is 1 mg/kg/day which is gradually increased to 5-10 mg/kg/day. Your child is getting 100 mg Topiramate which is around 6 mg/kg/day. So, the dosage of Topiramate is correct. There are some side effects lik...  Read Full »

My son's behavior has become worst due to Strattera. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 6 years old and has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD and sensory integration disorder. He had Adderall XR 5 mg for a while and recently was changed to Strattera 27 mg. My son has been experiencing major insomnia, high aggressive behaviors which involved throwing objects at people, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would suggest not to discontinue Strattera (Atomoxetine) abruptly without supervision. However, I do think that your son is having side effects due to Strattera (insomnia, high aggressive behavior). Please discuss it with his psychiatrist as soon as possible and dis...  Read Full »

My son is 3 years old and I am scared that he has ADHD. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 3 years old and is going to nursery school. I am scared that he has ADHD. He needs to pay attention to most of the instructions. He behaves normally, but when asked to color or repeat rhymes or songs, he does not listen. But he knows all the alphabets and numbers. I am worried a...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Regarding your child's symptoms of poor attention and behavioral abnormalities, I suspect ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Please give him the following and take him to see a physical therapist. I suggest you take 5 mg or 5 ml...  Read Full »

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