Child Behavior Problems Directory
From biting to bullying, children act out their frustrations, fears, and aggression in many ways. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about children's behavior problems -- the causes, symptoms, and much more.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
What is ADHD? Find out what causes it, what the symptoms are, and how it’s treated.
ADHD in Children
Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Administering Children's Medicine
This article covers how to give medicine to children.
Diagnosing ADHD in Children and Adults
WebMD explains how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in children and adults.
Hyperactivity: Medical Reality or Convenient Excuse
Contrary to the claims of some critics, there is convincing evidence that ADHD is a real disorder with a strong biological basis and that it is often underdiagnosed.
Expert Advice on the Problem of School Violence
Over the last few years -- with all-too-frequent regularity -- we've seen violent acts committed in schools across the country. Three experts weigh in with advice.
Is Your Family Out of Control?
Experts say bringing back discipline is key to getting well-behaved kids.
Girls Just Wanna Be Mean
Kids call it 'outcasting.' Using gossip, innuendo, and other unsavory techniques to alienate and shun a peer. And it's a growing, potentially dangerous problem in our schools -- whether your child is on the receiving end or the one doing the bullying.
Cough Medicine Abuse in Teens
There's a growing epidemic of teen abuse of over-the-counter cough medicine. It's dangerous, even deadly. Could your teen be in danger?
Stress and Kids
The most important issue that affects kids today is stress. Find out why.
How to Tell If Your Kid is Stressed
Worried your child is stressed? Ease the anxiety and look for these behaviors.
Ease Your Child’s Stress
A balanced routine is important if your child is stressed beyond normal. Here’s how you can structure their day.