A GP guide to tackling conduct problems in kids

Behavioural problems in early life are a precursor for mental health disorders. Here’s what to look out for and how to help.

Australia has made improving mental health a national priority for several years now.

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Groups like Beyondblue have led the way in improving mental health literacy with regard to common adult disorders like depression and anxiety. But what about children?

This article focuses on a relatively neglected aspect of mental health, children’s mental health.

It looks at the warning signs of mental health problems and what medical practitioners can do to help.

The earliest signs of mental health problems