The More-Than-Difficult-Child

When a young child suffers from bipolar disorder, early intervention and treatment are key to long-term well-being.

We've all observed the "difficult" child: the one who throws a tantrum in the grocery store, who bites a playmate, who wakes with night terrors. But a watchful parent can often tell the difference between a child who is having a bad day and one with a more serious problem. In the past two decades, science has been able to define a host of brain disorders that can affect youngsters, including reactive attachment disorder (RAD). However, it is still the ...

What could be causing chronic difficult behavior? Early diagnosis is the best way to put your child on the path to wellness.

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