While most children occasionally exhibit tempter-tantrums, researchers warn that parents may want to be especially vigilant of certain types of tantrums. A recent study finds specific types of tantrum behaviors which appear to be connected to depression or disruptive disorders in children ages …

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When is a tantrum not just a tantrum?

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  1. I have to say that I think that as a parent we should be able to differ the difference between a tantrum and needing to get help for our children.
    I suffer from manic depression and I think that I probably have had problems for awhile but it is the worlds standards to undermine the real feelings and effects of depression so it makes it hard for adults to get help for themselves let alone ask for help for their children because that means that there is something wrong with us and that can not be so our kids are just a little cranky but they do not need help. That to me is the biggest lie we can tell and except for ourselves and our children. It is okay to get the help I found insightpros.com and I am understanding more and more the importance of just being okay to say that yes I have depression but I am ok.

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