"Temper Dysfunctional Disorder with Dysphoria."
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THIS IS FUNDEMENTALLY WRONG!
A GREAT PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PARENTS ABOUT COPING WITH TANTRUMS CLICK ABOVE - "A SIGN OF TRUST."
PART OF REVIEW OF DSM5 BY JOHN M GROHOL D.PSYCH.(PSYCHCENTRAL)
I could probably just stop at the name and you would see how wrong this is. This is for a tiny slice of childhood (you have to be between ages 6 and 10 to receive this disorder; what happens if, at age 11, you still have the symptoms is a mystery). It is characterized by “temper outbursts are manifest verbally and/or behaviourally, such as in the form of verbal rages, or physical aggression towards people or property.” So, in other words, a temper tantrum. Something children have been doing for centuries is apparently now a serious enough problem to warrant its own disorder?
"A TEMPER TANTRUM IS AN AGES OLD METHOD OF COMMUNICATING FRUSTRATION BY A YOUNG CHILD.FROM A DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE - IT IS AN EXPERIMENTAL AND CREATIVE WAY OF BEHAVING, TRYING TO GAIN CONTROL OVER THEIR WORLD THAT THE CHILD THEMSELVES MODIFIES OVER TIME WITH THE CARING SUPPORT OF WELL INTENTIONED ADULTS."
DAVE TRAXSON 2011.