Health Tip: When Aggressive Behavior Signals a
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Children may act out in an aggressive way
because they're frustrated or just don't know how to express their
emotions. But there are times when it's wise for a parent to call
the pediatrician during an aggressive outburst.
The American Academy of Pediatricians says you should call the
child's doctor if:
Aggression causes physical injury to other people or
Aggression lasts longer than a few weeks, and you are unable to
manage your child's behavior.
Your child attacks you or someone else.
Your child is sent home from school or is barred from playtime
as a result of aggression.
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