All anger (in adults & children alike is unexpressed pent up emotions & feelings)Understanding & identifying the hidden drivers to start to deal with this extreme fight or flight response. The anger iceberg.
During penance many mood disorders become prevalent. Disorders such as bipolar and form of depression sometimes progress during this period. The Mood Disorders Questionnaire helps screen for possible symptoms of bipolar disorder.
Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children. Research shows that untreated children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse.
Teaching your child to recognize and regulate emotions is especially difficult if the child is on the autism spectrum. Emotion thermometers are designed to help you and your child recognize the early warning signs before a meltdown happens.