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Category: Mental Health
Satisfied Customers: 64628
Experience:  MD, BA psychology, Emphasis on addictions, depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc.
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My six year old grandson is a model student in school and

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My six year old grandson is a model student in school and well liked by teacher and friends but is a very disruptive child at home. He has a nine year old brother and three year old sister but is very annoying , throws tantrums and gets very belligerent when playing games and he losses.
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Customer: Parents are at wits end and don't know what to do
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


What is your question

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My question is whether or not we should be concerned about my grandson's behavior at home
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you there
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


But I don't think it is pathological.

I think it has to do with the family dynamic.

Since he is so good in school.

How this is approached is important.

I think the parents should approach a family therapist.

They should have a few sessions first, then invite the children in, as a family.

That is how such dynamics get resolved effectively.

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