Eight year old mental health advice

Patient : My daughter who is now 8 has been worrying me. She has been very annoying to others and myself shows no sign of respect. She starts screaming in places when theres alot of people around seems like anexiety attacks. She cries about not having friends because she has a hard time making them probaly due to her behavior escalating. She doesnt give up on anything, breathes heavy when she has an accident or cant do something. Im begining to worry that it may be mental. She often pushy and annoys people for fun and gets to the point where I screaming and she still doesnt stop. Does this sound like normal 8 year old behavior her dads side has more than one member with mental illness, and his mother has ocd. How do I go about getting her check examined for proper treatment and help if needed? Her grades are dropping big time as well:(
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I have been drinking kava tea that I make from ground root there is no solvent involved I order borongoru from kalm w...

Q: Tonight my 9 yr old step son, on our way to a concert, asked me if he could tell me something and promise not to be m...

Q: I am enquiring about personality disorders symptoms are Impulsive Bi ng e eating Temper Mood swings Blame others Anx...

Q: I'm a 32 year old male in the UK I suffer from Cystic Fibrosis, diabetes and liver disease. In spite of this I have a...

Q: How do I determine if my teen is truly suffering from mental illness or is using it as an excuse to take the easy way...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews