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    Need info. adhd anger in child
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    An_247564 posted:
    My child has dx of adhd. My concern is her inability to control herself when angry. She yells, calls names, hits & kicks walls sometimes for an hour or more. How do I help her ?
     
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    momuv4girls responded:
    Anger may not have anything to do with your daughters ADHD,
    has she had a full evaluation by a Child Psychiatrist?

    Is your daughter taking any medication? Sometimes medication can bring out irritability and anger - or was she angry before medication?

    Violent outbursts like you describe need to be dealt with asap, I would really suggest finding a really good Child Psychiatrist to sort out what is going on. If you already have a good one, then you need to make an appointment and discuss your concerns.

    Take care,
    -Kathleen


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