Behavioral issues

Behavioral issues

Behavioral Health Treatment in Teaneck, NJ

At our behavioral health treatment center, you’ll find a behavioral health specialist who focuses on behavioral disorder treatment for your child. Behavioral disorders involve patterns of disruptive behaviors lasting at least six months and causing problems in school, at home, and in social situations. Behavioral disorders may involve:

  • Inattention
  • Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Impulsivity
  • Defiant behavior
  • Drug use
  • Criminal activity

Common Behavioral Symptoms

Emotional and physical symptoms of behavioral disorders include:

  • Easily getting annoyed or nervous
  • Often appearing angry
  • Putting blame on others
  • Refusing to follow rules
  • Always questioning authority
  • Arguing and throwing temper tantrums
  • Difficulty handling frustration
  • Signs of substance abuse, bloodshot eyes, or shaking

Behavioral Disorder Treatment

The Center for Developmental Psychiatry provides behavioral disorder treatment that may include:

  • Parent management training
  • Individual therapy to help older children manage their emotions and respond to stressful situations
  • Family therapy to cope with behavioral problems and find solutions
  • Social or school-based programs to help children relate to others in healthy ways
  • Support for learning difficulties or disabilities that may improve a child’s well-being and behavior at school
  • Medication to reduce symptoms, particularly if a child has ADHD or a mental health condition

Need help for a child with behavioral issues? Get help today by calling us at 201-304-7552 or use our convenient Schedule an Appointment form.

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