Child Behavior

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Recently Answered Questions

My 5 year old kid does not listen to me. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My 5 year old kid is getting me really agitated. He does not listen to us. He does something even though he has been told not to. He really gets on our nerves.  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please do understand that your child's behavior is directly influenced by yours. He does have other sources of learning, but you are the primary one. This kind of negative behavior increases when you overreact to his faults and negative deeds. Do not get outraged is my...  Read Full »
Should I visit a doctor for my lying behavior?
Query: Hi doctor,My mom wants to take me to a doctor, because she thinks I need help. But, I told her I am fine and refused to go. I started to wonder whether I really do have a problem. She started telling me I needed help because I would just lie about something stupid instead of telling the truth. Also,...  Read Full »
Dr. K V Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Parents should be able to assess children's behavior changes and negatives much better than anyone else, because they observe keenly throughout the child's life. But, there could be some bias came out of comparing with others. Lying is definitely a behavioral problem whic...  Read Full »
An 8-year-old gets angry at home and not listening others. Is it due to ADHD?
Query: Hello doctor,My son is 8 years old. In school, mostly he is good for everything. At home, he gets angry with parents and his 2 years old sister. We cannot shout at him for anything. Mostly he will not listen to us. He will be making loud sounds, taking a knife, telling he wants to die like that thin...  Read Full »
Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, your child does have some behavioral problem which can be tackled through parental counseling. Children's behavior develops in response to elder's behaviors because they gradually experience things and grow and learn. So, the way you tackle with your child is th...  Read Full »
How should I deal my 8 year old sons's wanking habit?
Query: Hi doctor, I have an 8-year-old son. Recently, I came home from work and found him wanking in the living room. He saw me standing there, and he was not embarrassed that I caught him. He continued to do it, so I walked away and left him wanking. I have not spoken to him about that on that day. Since...  Read Full »
Dr. Baratu Bhaisara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If he is wanking most of the days, in front of you, I do not think this is a healthy child behavior. Abnormal behavior of a child should be addressed at the right time. Your son may or may not understand that it is unusual behavior for his age. A lot of stressors can be...  Read Full »
Is it normal to skip food often by a 14-year-old?
Query: Hello doctor, I am worried about my daughter. She is 14 years old and suffers from anxiety, often triggered by being in a crowd or busy environment. In recent months she has started avoiding food. She skips breakfast and then does not eat lunch at school. She will, however, eat her tea at home. Eve...  Read Full »
Dr. Amit Jauhari
General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Teenagers go through difficult phases of mental, emotional and physical growth. It is really good that as a parent you are paying full attention, now here are some suggestions. Do not be critical of your child's behavior. Gently try to introduce the idea that health and...  Read Full »
How to handle my husband with effective communication?
Query: Hi doctor, My husband is very broadminded and good hearted. He is an all rounder in every arena, both at home and outside. He can manage anything and can do any task. But, he quickly gets irritated when saw any flaw around. He expects me to be 100% perfectionist in any work at home. Due to the irr...  Read Full »
Dr. Mehwish Mursaleen
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I completely understand that you are facing a hard time dealing with your husband at times he gets irritated and you feel concerned about your baby if she gets affected by this attitude. Here, I am telling you something related to psychological theories and research findi...  Read Full »
ADHD: Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Article Overview: It is a condition that is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness.  Read Article »
Dr. Vasantha K S

ADHD is a behavioral condition that interferes focus, self-control, functioning and social skills. People with this condition have trouble with time management, dealing with emotions, remembering things, completing tasks, and difficulty in controlling their impulsive behavior. Symptoms symptoms sh ...  Read Article »
Child is showing tantrums and speaking bad words. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My child is 2.7 years old but is very aggressive and does what should not be done. Never listens, shows tantrums a lot but learns things very quickly and speaks bad words where people start to scold him and he does it repeatedly.  Read Full »
Dr. Jubin
Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Nothing to worry here. Have to be very careful during this phase. This happens with most children, mostly males during this age group. Few tips: Never scold him publicly, never reinforce any instructions repeatedly. If any unwanted action is being performed, like badwor...  Read Full »
Why is the child crying on seeing mother and step-dad together?
Query: Hello doctor, I have two children with a different father but my eldest seems to experience trauma or stress. I saw her crying at night whenever she saw her step-father lying beside me or beside her brother. Please help me. I want to know if it is a sign of depression. She feels happy when she gets...  Read Full »
Dr. Saurav Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have a very beautiful and cheerful daughter. I just saw her picture and she looks great (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Depression is a very major disorder to tag her with, so definitely, she is not having depression. With the amount of data, you h...  Read Full »
Smartphones, Tablets, and Electronic Screen Devices - Boon or Bane
Article Overview: This article discusses the use of smartphones and iPads in children, the problems involved, and some suggestions to manage them.  Read Article »
Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Children today have something dominating their everyday life, which was not present even a generation ago. Many parents are perplexed and confused about how to handle this new phenomenon. I am referring to the ubiquitous gadgets like smartphones, tablets, iPad, and PlayStation, which can be fun and ...  Read Article »


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