Childhood Problems through their Surroundings

Childhood Problems Children's emotional and physical status, as well as their cognitive and emotional development, greatly depends on their family dynamics. The increasing incidence of behavioral problems among children could recommend that some families are struggling to manage with the increasing stresses they understand.

Potential problems 

Social problems include loneliness, withdrawal, loss of confidence, learning disorders, anxiety, school problems, and depression, alcohol & drug abuse (mostly associated with mental sickness), self-harming or suicide, theft & criminal behavior.

Babies emotional problems
Discipline problems include defiance, unstable behavior, selfishness, recklessness, violent behavior, deceitfulness, & disruptive behavior.

Educational problems include bullying, decreased learning ability, disruptive behavior, and academic achievements.

Possible risk factors

Parental factors

Family discord and conflict - lack of structure & discipline, disagreement about child nurturing.

They want to keep children in tight control.

Overprotection is a danger factor for childhood nervousness.

Most of the pessimistic effects are caused by distraction of parenting. The parents' capability to cope with alters may be reflected in the child's ability to manage.

Kids' school problems
Involvement of the father; the emotional & social outcomes are significantly improved for children whose fathers play a visible & nurturing role in their upbringing. Father’s participation is associated with developmental, positive cognitive, and socio-behavioral child outcomes, for example, improved breast-feeding rates, improved weight gain in preterm infants, higher academic achievement and higher receptive language skills. 

Maternal depression includes postpartum depression. Young children of disheartened mothers have an elevated risk of developmental, emotional, behavioral etc. problems.

One study found that miserable individuals who are offspring of unhappy parents may be at particular danger for the secondary deficits of depression. Such deficits may contain physical dysfunction, anxiety, smoking, pain and disability, drinking-related problems & poorer social resources.

Social/environmental factors

    Family problems in childhood
  • Mental disorders are more frequent in households with low gross weekly earnings and in families where the parent was in a routine industrial group compared with those in a higher proficient group. They were also more familiar in those living in the social sector compared with those who hold their accommodation.
  • Neglected adopted children or kids from foster homes.
  • Child factors
  • A constantly disable or ill child.
  • Brittle emotional temperament of a child.
  • Undiagnosed psychological/developmental problem, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism.
  • Peer pressures.
  • Hard temperament of a child & a clash in parenting style.
  • Family stress as working parents, job dissatisfaction, fatigue, stress and time, household chores.
  • Child sex abuse.
  • Brutality within the home.
  • Big families.
  • Trauma.
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