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2,727 Possible Causes for Acting Out

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    This usually occurs from the substance wearing off , and it can cause them to act out against people close to them, according to the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug[bustle.com] The typical acting out of adolescents can be confused with the effects of drug and alcohol use.[aafp.org] People struggling with substance use act out against those closest to them.[ncadd.org]

  • Adjustment Reaction of Adolescence

    Adults may experience a more emotional reaction while children and adolescents often act out.[villagebh.com] out Physical Symptoms : Muscle tension Idiopathic aches and pains Gastrointestinal problems – nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Headaches Changes in appetite and sleep patterns[ascentchs.com] Since the anxiety, depression and acting out can disrupt their lives, as well as your family’s, treatment is preferable.[childrensneuropsych.com]

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    The child acts out the scary event during playtime. The child unusually clings to a parent or other adults and avoids being left alone.[symptoma.com] Traumatic play; re-enacting parts of the trauma in their play (drawings, acting out). Regressive behavior (thumb sucking, bed-wetting).[anxietybc.com] […] who witness the death or assault of a parent will later suffer PTSD Youth with PTSD may experience other problems as well, including depression, other anxiety problems, or acting-out[anxietybc.com]

  • Parasomnia Type Sleepwalking

    Nearly 1 in 10 patients with obstructive sleep apnoea also experience "parasomnia" symptoms such as sleepwalking, hallucinations and acting out their dreams, a Loyola University[health24.com] out their dreams, a new study has found.[thefreelibrary.com] Nearly 1 in 10 patients with obstructive sleep apnea also experience "parasomnia" symptoms such as sleepwalking, hallucinations and acting out their dreams, a Loyola University[sciencedaily.com]

  • Childhood Depression

    This is not to say that we are acting out of our scope.[massagetoday.com] They are much more likely to express their depression by acting out and showing that they are angry.[blog.cognifit.com] Besides feeling sad and hopeless, children with depression may also complain of frequent headaches or stomachaches, become irritable or act out.[discoveryranch.net]

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

    The problem causes them to act out and creates ADD-like symptoms that are very real.[hemi-sync.com] This can be a trigger for a bit of acting out.[readandspell.com] They may appear disobedient, but that doesn’t mean they’re acting out on purpose. Myth: Kids will eventually grow out of ADHD.[helpguide.org]

  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

    In the midst of all this, Pandamiglio experiences dramatic episodes of acting out his dreams.[cnn.com] A rare sleep disorder that makes people act out their dreams may be an early warning of a deadly neurological illness, a new review of previous research suggests.[yahoo.com] RBD occurs when you act out vivid dreams as you sleep. These dreams are often filled with action. They may even be violent. Episodes tend to get worse over time.[yoursleep.aasmnet.org]

  • Parasomnia

    out their dreams.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nearly 1 in 10 patients with obstructive sleep apnea also experience "parasomnia" symptoms such as sleepwalking, hallucinations and acting out their dreams, a Loyola University[sciencedaily.com] REM Behavior Disorder REM Behavior Disorder is the ability to act out your dreams. The obvious problem with acting out your dreams, is the potential to cause injury.[psychnet-uk.com]

  • Abuse and Neglect

    Lashing out in anger. Abusive parents act out of anger and the desire to assert control, not the motivation to lovingly teach the child.[helpguide.org] Examinations of the genitals or anus carried out under section 53 of the CYP&F Act may not be carried out under General Anaesthetic.[starship.org.nz] Briere 1986 Adolescent acting out and childhood history of sexual abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 1:326-334. Runyan, D.K., and C.L.[nap.edu]

  • Adjustment Disorder

    Symptoms of Adjustment Disorder: Depressed mood, anxious, regularly acting out of the ordinary. May be experiencing sleep and sexual difficulties.[healthyplace.com] The affected person may feel anxious or depressed and act out by vandalizing somebody’s property.[lucidatreatment.com] Adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct: This involves a change in behavior that involves acting out in some manner.[lucidatreatment.com]

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