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Troubling Childhood Behaviors w/ Dr. John Simpson (Pedcast)

Introduction

 

Doc Smo: Welcome to another edition of Portable, Practical, Pediatrics. I’m your host, Dr. Paul Smolen, also known as Doc Smo. We are very fortunate today to have a returning guest and psychologist extraordinaire, Dr. John Simpson, a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience and accumulated wisdom.  Today, Dr. Simpson is going to talk about troubling childhood behaviors.  Welcome Dr. John Simpson.

Musical Introduction

Interview with Dr. Simpson

Doc Smo: Question 1. Dr. Simpson, you have been practicing psychology since Moses brought down the tablets, seeing children with minor behavior difficulties all the way to severe behavior disturbance– that turned out to be real mental illness. What behaviors do you see in children that really get you worried about serious mental illness and which are just normal disturbances in behavior?

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Can Children be Spoiled? (Pedcast)

In this episode, Dr Smolen discusses the question; Can children be spoiled? History can help us answer this question as the listeners will see. Kick back and listen to Dr Smolen give his views on the subject.

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