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Behavior Issues

Emotional, behavioral and psychological issues

  • 30 minutes
  • Via Insurance
  • Kuakini Highway

Service Description

If your child is exhibiting behavioral issues, it can be hard to know how to respond, as there can be a number of different causes for these actions, and even more strategies to address behavioral challenges. Edwin P. Herd, MD, has the training and experience to help parents in the Kailua-Kona area of Hawaii determine the source of behavioral issues and devise a path toward improvements. When you’re ready to get started, schedule a visit with Dr. Herd. You can schedule an appointment online 24 hours a day, or simply call to check appointment availability. What are pediatric behavior disorders? All children go through phases as they grow and develop, and sometimes these phases include behavioral challenges. However, some children struggle with serious behavioral disorders that require treatment. When evaluating your child’s behavior, it’s important to work with a skilled pediatrician like Dr. Herd who has experience in diagnosing and treating these issues. Children under the age of five rarely display signs of a true behavioral disorder, and great care should be taken in diagnosing issues in this age range. In older children, the more common emotional and behavioral disorders include: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Oppositional defiant disorder Anxiety disorder Depression Autism spectrum disorder Bipolar disorder Learning disorders Parents of children with behavioral issues often feel anxious and overwhelmed, but there are treatment plans that can help. If you notice your child struggling with social or emotional issues, delayed verbal skills, or behavioral abnormalities, book an appointment with Dr. Herd for an evaluation and a customized treatment plan. You can set up a visit on by phone

Contact Details

  • 76-6225 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI, USA

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