Myths Busted About Mental Health Problems In Children

This is a true fact that only parents can know their children well and no one else can. And, since parents live with their child 24/7, they always judge whether their child starts to exhibit concerning behaviors. Yes, parents do suspect that if their kid is dealing with mental health issues. 

In such cases, the best thing they can do is find experts who specialize in treating children and adolescents with mental issues like behavioral disorders and more. 

Most parents hesitate in making their kids meet experts for mental issues. And the reason behind this is various viral myths.

Well, here is the solution to this problem. We, one of the leading Mental Health Rehabilitation Center, are all set to dispel common myths and offer pertinent details about helpful treatment.


#Myth 1  Mental Disorder Are The Result Of Bad Parenting

Sure, the relationship of the child with the parent and the environment of the home can truly worsen a mental disorder, but such things don’t drive the disorder. 

Basically, things like depression,  anxiety, autism, and learning disorders are biologically caused. Hence, parenting can not be blamed for this. But again, it won’t be wrong to say that parents play a central role by providing support and care that is critical to their child’s recovery.


#Myth 2 Disorder Is Like Damage For Life

Not valid at all because any kind of mental disorder is by no means an expression of a child’s possibility for future pleasure and fulfillment. In fact, the disorder can be treated. Most importantly, as soon as the child’s struggles are recognized and treated—he/she has a fair chance of handling or crushing symptoms and evolving into a healthy grown-up.


#Myth 3 Bad Behavior Always Means Mental Health 

Bad behavior can be an indication of mental health but not the cause. Brutal behavioral acts like severe temper tantrums, violence, defiance can be due to mental issues. 

Still, there are more reasons associated, as most bad behavior results from common issues like anxiety at the house or adults’ adverse reactions that can reinforce the behavior. 

Again, there are different cases because most acts are regular, like toddlers having tantrums. If you are confused about whether it is normal for your kid or not, you can read the expert for help. Being a specialist, one can surely help you find out the cause of the bad behavior and offer you tips to correct it.


#Myth 4 Children Don’t Experience Mental Issues 

We all know children become moody while going through different stages of life. However, a parent must not presume that “moodiness” or other indications of distress are harmless. No matter they are the stages of pre-adult development, mood, attention-related disorders, and anxiety can influence children, and the signs can be harsh. And if left untreated, these signs can put children at greater risk for additional health disorders.


#Myth 5  Behavior Or Mental Disorders Are Always The Result Of Trauma

Trauma is one of many factors but not at all the only factor that influences the development of such disorders. The cause for the disorder may include physical, genetic, and environmental factors, and most of the time a blend of all three. 

  • Physical factors mean having low birth weight or neurological damage. 
  • Genetic factors mean any member in the family with the same disorder.
  • Environmental factors can be many like witnessing domestic abuse, exposure to drugs and alcohol before birth, or rejection by a parent.


All in all, trauma may sometimes raise the chances of disruptive behavior disorder but not always act as its cause. 

We, at Ankur Rehab Centre, a growing Mental Health Rehab Center, can help you kid with such symptoms. We not only offer treatment but also promote mental health by nurturing hope in our patients and all who choose us.

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