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          PLAYING Hope For 9-Year-Old Struggling With Behavior Issues: Dr. Frank Lawlis Weighs In

          Hope For 9-Year-Old Struggling With Behavior Issues: Dr. Frank Lawlis Weighs In


          December 13, 2016

          Lisa says her 9-year-old daughter, Makenze, engages in extremely destructive behaviors, like head-butting and hitting adults, harming animals and other children – even trying to hurt herself. Makenze has been diagnosed and treated for everything from A.D.H.D. and O.D.D (Oppositional Defiance Disorder) to Disruptive Mood Disorder, says her mother – and, she’s been prescribed numerous medications to manage her symptoms.

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          But, says Lisa, a recent MRI indicated there was nothing physically wrong with her child’s brain.

          WATCH: ‘I’m Terrified My 9 -Year-Old Daughter Will Either End Up Killing Herself – Or Someone Else.’

          Is It possible Makenze may have been misdiagnosed?

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          Watch the video above as leading author, psychologist, and cofounder of The Lawlis Peavey PsychoNeuroPlasticity (PNP) Center, Dr. Frank Lawlis, weighs in with his recommendation for a thorough physical and psychological assessment.

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