Child Behavioral Warning Signs in Children

Behavioral issues can start developing at a young age and while you might hope it’s just a phase, it might be something that your child isn’t able to control. It’s important to start managing behavioral issues at an early stage so that your child can get the help that they need to succeed in their daily lives. Dr. Jeffrey Mantia at Grandville Pediatrics in Grandville, MI, can explain the warning signs of certain child behavioral issues and how you can get your child the help that they may need.

Warning Signs of Behavioral Issues

Children can go through phases where they’re more rebellious and tend to act out, but there are many cases where it’s not just a phase. There are behavioral issues that your child might be dealing with that cause these outbursts or inappropriate actions to occur.

It’s important that you’re able to identify signs of child behavioral issues and talk to your child’s pediatrician as soon as possible to start managing your child’s behaviors. Often, you’ll find that your child acts out or becomes upset easily.

Other common symptoms of behavioral issues include:

  • Defying authority and refusing to follow rules
  • Throwing frequent temper tantrums
  • Constant outbursts
  • Easily angered
  • Quick to nervousness
  • Often blaming others

If your child is dealing with behavioral issues, it’s important that you seek help from your pediatrician so that you can start a treatment plan for your child to manage their emotions and behaviors and help them function without distractions in their life.

Contact Your Pediatrician Today

Find out if your child is just dealing with regular tantrums or if they’re dealing with a condition they can’t control. Contact Dr. Jeffrey Mantia at Grandville Pediatrics in Grandville, MI, to learn more about child behavioral issues. Call for more information and to schedule an appointment today at (616) 538-2410.